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Learn More - What do we know about COVID-19?

What is it and where did it come from?

Alanna Shaikh Basic Overview of COVID-19 (Video)

Spillover Part 1  (Video) and Spillover Part 2 (Video) - The SARS CoV2 (COVID-19) virus is a zoonotic virus that "spilled over" from an animal host to a human host. 

Yale - Biology of the Virus (Video) 

 

Want to learn more about spillover and pandemics?  Here are some great books to read:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13556430-what-s-killing-us

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17573681-spillover?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=kDUUjvj6dE&rank=3

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23847947-pandemic?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=kDUUjvj6dE&rank=7 

Isn't it just the flu?

Coronavirus kills more than most other causes
Graphic from the Washington Post article "Coronavirus is Becoming America's Leading Cause of Death" by Dan Keating & Chiqui Esteban, published April 16, 2020.

CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus (Video)

Coronavirus is not the flu. It's worse. (Video)

WHO Similarities & Differences COVID-19 and Influenza (Webpage)

Livescience Coronovirus Compare with Flu (Webpage)

CDC Symptom Checker (Webpage)

Coronavirus-COVID-19 Flu Comparison-chart (Webpage)

How Daily Death Tolls have Become Important (Webpage)

Coronavirus Leading Cause of Death? (Article) 
 

How many people are infected?

Dr. Gillian Ice COVID-19 Epidemiology Lecture

Ohio Statistics: Ohio COVID Page

Ohio Statistics:  Ohio Alliance for Population Health

National Statistics:  CDC, Johns Hopkins, New York TimesUniversity of Maryland

Global Statistics:  WHO, Johns Hopkins, New York Times