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Last updated July 3, 2020. 1 minute read

Check with these sources to stay on top of COVID-19 news

The novel coronavirus outbreak is major news around the globe, and the story is developing quickly. In such a fast-moving news environment, media outlets may struggle to present the most accurate and up to date information.

Written by Health Guide
Reviewed by Dr. Tzvi Doron, DO

Websites to check for updates

The novel coronavirus outbreak is major news around the globe, and the story is developing quickly. In such a fast-moving news environment, media outlets may struggle to present the most accurate and up to date information. Listed below are a number of websites likely to have the most reliable news regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Experts to follow on Twitter

As COVID-19 spreads, so does misinformation about its origins, prevention, and treatment via social media. If, however, you follow reputable health and news organizations on social media platforms, you can have the most reliable and up-to-date information on the virus at your fingertips. Listed below are the Twitter handles of several trusted health and newsgathering sources. 

Health organization

New organizations

Medical & public health experts

  • Dr. Robert R. Redfield, Director of CDC: @CDCdirector
  • VADM Jerome M. Adams, US Surgeon General: @Surgeon_General
  • Dr. Stephen M. Hahn, Commissioner of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA): @SteveFDA
  • Oliver Morgan, Director of Global Health at WHO: @OWMorgan
  • Tom Inglesby, Director of School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins: @T_Inglesby