February 9, 2020

Novel Coronavirus(COVID-19) Information

Introduction

This new virus could become a major pandemic. Some useful information sources to track the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) can be found here:

  • Map: Track the spread of the virus using this tool from John Hopkins Research
  • covid19info: Good web site for tracking news and information with regard to the virus
  • Flights: Interesting tool to see where flights are moving.

Preparation & Preparation

Concerning preparing for this possible pandemic make sure you review the following:

Good video on prevention:

  • Dr. John Campbell: Simply wonderful set of videos about medical issues, especially with regard to this virus.

Research

If R0 value is between 4.7 and 6.6, then we are looking at a severe virus: Paper