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Resources to help you understand and care for your own health.

Purdue Official COVID-19 Web Site

Please consult Purdue's Things You Need to Know about COVID-19 for all university-related communications about this public health issue and how it is affecting life at Purdue.

Selected sites for Covid-19/coronavirus information

Understanding Covid-19 video (WHO)

Research articles

"Looking for research articles about coronavirus/2019-nCoV/CoVid-2019)? Start with these databases

Make sure to consider each of the following terms

  • "coronavirus" (a family of viruses that cause colds and more serious respiratory diseases),
  • "2019-nCoV" or "2019 novel coronavirus" or "SARS-CoV-2" (various names used to refer to the specific virus causing worldwide health problems in late 2019 and 2020. SARS stands for "severe acute respiratory syndrome".)
  • "CoVid-19", "COVID19", "CoVid-2019" or "coronavirus disease 2019" (names used to refer to the infection caused by 2019-nCoV)