We are compiling resources to help you cover the COVID-19 pandemic and the rapidly changing information that is emerging on this topic.


Updated list, including vaccine resources (January, 2021)


Covering Covid: A Quick Guide for Journalists 

The Canadian Association of Journalists

International Journalists’ Network

International Journalists’ Network

The National Association of Science Writers (NASW)

First Draft News

Poynter Institute

The Open Notebook

Journalist’s Resource

Scientific American

Ethical Journalism Network

Canadian Institutes for Health Research

COVID-19 Canada Open Data Working Group

  • COVID-19 in Canada – This site maps current reported cases, recovered cases, deaths, and tested people by province.

World Health Organization

  • Follow #coronarovirus situation reports on Twitter @WHO
  • Information about the viral prediction by @MRC_Outbreak, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Modelling

National Travel Health Network and Centre (NATHNAC)

The Atlantic

  • How Misinfodemics Spread Disease – Researchers are finding more and more that online misinformation fuels the spread of diseases such as tooth decay, Ebola, and measles (2018)

American Medical Association Journal of Ethics

Association of Health Care Journalists