Life as we knew it, even just a week ago, has fundamentally changed. Many of us are sequestered at home — with kids, with parents — trying to establish routines, make new rules and set boundaries. For now, no one knows for sure how long this is going to last.
Since new information is coming at us so fast, now is a good time to turn to some of the experts who are tracking the pandemic in real time. Here are a few primary sources that are updated frequently:
- The World Health Organization’s “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak” page.
- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Coronavirus (COVID-19)” page (shortcut: coronavirus.gov).
- A global map of confirmed cases from Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering.
- Resources for workers and employers (on workplace safety, unemployment insurance and more) from the U.S. Department of Labor.
- The latest on U.S. travel restrictions from the Department of Homeland Security.
- For state-by-state information, start here.
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