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Jessie Ball duPont Library

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This guide provides reliable sources for information on COVID-19, along with discussions of how misinformation is affecting conversations about COVID-19, and tools for evaluating information found on the virus and the surrounding situation.

What is COVID-19?

This guide is a work in progress.

The 2019 novel coronavirus, the cause of the illness that has recently spread around the world, has been called 2019-nCoV, CoViD-19, and SARS-CoV-2. For more on the naming of the virus, see this Lancet article.

Public Health Information Sources

Academic Information Sources

Guides from Libraries (and Library Publications)