COVID-19 GARD Dash Board

WHO Briefings, 2020

March 13: View Video April 1: View Video April 17: View Video
March 16: View Video April 3: View Video April 20: View Video
March 18: View Video April 6: View Video April 22: View Video
March 20: View Video April 8: View Video April 27: View Video
March 23: View Video April 10: View Video April 29: View Video
March 27: View Video April 13: View Video For more current briefing: view at WHO website, click here
March 30: View Video April 15: View Video

Global Distribution of COVID-19 Cases

Maps by WHO: Web Link and updated daily
Maps by Johns Hopkins University:Web Link and updated daily
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control: Web Link for data download

Special Presentations on COVID-19

Dr. Bin Cao – Chinese Guideline of Diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19: Click here

Key Published Articles on COVID-19

  • The New England Journal of Medicine has a great set of resource s related to COVID-19. Please find it at:
  • Pan A, Liu L, Wang C, Guo H, Hao X, Wang Q, et al. Association of public health interventions with the epidemiology of the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China. JAMA. 2020 Apr 10.
  • Verity R, Okell LC, Dorigatti I, Winskill P, Whittaker C, Imai N, et al. Estimates of the severity of coronavirus disease 2019: a model-based analysis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 30
  • Cao B, Wang Y, Wen D, Liu W, Wang J et al.  A Trial of Lopinavir-Ritonavir in Adults Hospitalized with Severe Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2020 Mar 18.
  • Ran L, Chen X, Wang Y, Wu W, Zhang L, Tan X.  Risk factors of healthcare workers with corona virus disease 2019: a retrospective cohort study in a designated hospital of Wuhan in China. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 17.Available from:
  • Liu W, Zhang Q, Chen J, Xiang R, Song H, Shu S, et al. Detection of COVID-19 in children in early January 2020 in Wuhan, China. N Engl J Med. 2020 Mar 12. Available from:
  • Lloyd-Sherlock P, Ebrahim S, Geffen L, McKee M. Bearing the brunt of covid-19: older people in low and middle income countries. BMJ. 2020 Mar 13;368:m1052.

Resources on COVID-19 and Lung Conditions (e.g. Asthma, COPD)

AAFA* – What People With Asthma Need to Know: Click here
NACA* – COVID-19 and your asthma patients: Click here; Australian Asthma Handbook – Managing asthma during the COVID-19 pandemic: Click here
GINA* – Recommendations for Inhaled Asthma Controller Medications: Click here
GAN* – COVID-19, asthma and other chronic respiratory diseases What People With Asthma Need to Know: Click here
IPCRG – Emerging treatment questions for primary care including about people with COPD and/or asthma: Click here
IPCRG – COVID-19 and respiratory Q&A: Click here
*AAFA=Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America; NACA=National Asthma Council Australia; GINA=Global Initiative for Asthma; GAN=Global Asthma Network; IPCRG=International Primary Care Respiratory Group

Other General Relevant Resources

WHO – Country & Technical Guidance: Click here
CDC – Flattening of the Epidemic Curve (Figure), (Full Report)
WHO – What is COVID-19: View video click here
NETEC* – Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19: View video click here
CHEST* – Special Issue Dedicated on COVID-19: Click here
Coronavirus-openkit – COVID hackathons: Click here
*NETEC=National Ebola Training & Education Center; CHEST=American College of Chest Physicians