Institute researchers respond to COVID-19 pandemic

detail shot of rack of test tubesResearchers from across UNC’s School of Medicine, Gillings School of Global Public Health and beyond have begun clinical and lab responses to the COVID-19 outbreak. Their research includes work on novel assays, a therapeutic vaccine, and inpatient and outpatient studies.

Covid-19 resources for UNC researchers (requires UNC onyen)


For researchers

COVID-19 funding opportunities COVID-related papers Research preparedness from OoR Funding updates from NIH

Journal articles, trackers, lectures

world map with number of covid19 cases visualized
Click photo to visit Johns Hopkins’ COVID-19 data visualization site. 

Africa CDC
Weekly updates on the disease in Africa

A visual guide to the pandemic, regularly updated

Centers for Disease Control
Basic updates and guidance

CROI 2020 special presentation on COVID-19
Ralph Baric presents on his research; Joe Eron moderates panel

HIV/AIDS Network Coordination 
Resources at intersection of COVID-19 and HIV

International Higher Education Consulting Blog
Includes discussions and policies on academic global travel)

Johns Hopkins University Global Case Tracking
A data visualization site with live updates

Journal of the American Medical Association

The Lancet

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Free online course on COVID-19

New England Journal of Medicine
Featured interviews and relevant articles

World Health Organization 
Guidance and rolling updates

UNC School of Medicine Grand Rounds, 3/12/20, with Joe Eron and David Weber

UNC-Chapel Hill campus updates on COVID-19

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health coronavirus info portal


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Faculty resources on COVID-19, coronaviruses and community spread of infection