This guide provides research and information resources related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States and globally. The Research and Current Awareness section contains links to a mix of subscription and freely available online resources that cover both general and legal aspects related to the Coronavirus primarily in the U.S. and Ohio.
The Global Responses to COVID-19 section includes selective news and blog sources that discuss guidance/reports of international organizations and legislation in foreign countries (arranged by country).
This guide is a living document and will be updated periodically with new resources and information as they become available.
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).