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

We will update the list as more resources become available.


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.

Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge

  • The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking proposals that develop innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis using collaboration among journalists and newsrooms across state lines or national borders. The budget for most projects will fall in the range of $5,000-$30,000. Read more>

Flash grants of up to $50K are now available for fact-checkers fighting coronavirus misinformation

  • The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) based at the Poynter Institute, and Facebook, have partnered to support the fact-checking community working on the COVID-19 related misinformation with a budget of $1 million. Read more>

World Health Organization

  • Follow #coronarovirus situation report by @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