COVID-19 Tools & Resources for Clinicians

COVID-19 resources for front-line clinicians and medical researchers are available below in response to the global pandemic.

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Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network


A comprehensive and accurate database of global infectious diseases.


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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)



A novel (new) coronavirus (named "2019-nCoV") that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China
A virus related to bat coronaviruses and the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) coronavirus
Believed to evolve in animals; coronaviruses, some causing illness in people and others that infect animals, including camels, cats, and bats
Initial spreading thought to be from animal to man via exposure to a large seafood and animal market, but recent epidemiologic surveillance suggests that the virus may have originated elsewhere and was brought into that marketplace.
Most new cases have not had animal market exposure, suggesting person-to-person spread is occurring.


Exposure to people with a travel history to Wuhan, China
Spread via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes


Similar as for the influenza virus; hand washing, avoid others if ill.
Obtaining the influenza vaccine; while not protective against the 2019-nCoV, will help the much greater risk of severe illness or death from influenza.

Ovid Discovery

Find the latest COVID-19 research published in a broad range of sources.

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Ovid MEDLINE & Journals@Ovid

List of articles published in Ovid MEDLINE or Journals@Ovid from the start of the outbreak of COVID-19

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Special article series from the journal Anesthesiology


A special article series from the journal Anesthesiology offers COVID19 recommendations and perspectives for frontline anesthesia and critical care practice. Many of the papers, direct from Chinese authors who were at the epicenter in Wuhan, China, provide valuable lessons learned for global healthcare teams.

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COVID-19: Podcast with Dr. Lloyd Novick and Dr. John Marr

Dr. Lloyd Novick, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, and Dr. John Marr, American physician, epidemiologist, and infectious disease outbreak expert, weigh in with where things might be headed next with coronavirus in the United States.


COVID-19 clinical update from Audio Digest

What is coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and what doctors need to know

In this informative and urgent discussion, Michael Cohen, MD, MS, Infectious Disease Specialist, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, delivers a clinical update on the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In his approximately 18-minute interview, Dr. Cohen addresses COVID-19 history, epidemiology, clinical presentation, lab diagnosis, infection control measures, disease burden compared to influenza, travel recommendations, and next steps regarding future outbreaks.