COVID-19 (more specifically, a coronavirus) is the disease identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

There is significant global media attention on the spread of coronavirus, which has led to justifiable consumer concern about the risks from COVID-19 and an Infodemic. Using trusted expert sources, this site is designed to provide clear and up-to-date facts on the disease, to dispel myths and provide clear guidance on spotting symptoms and prevention.   READ MORE

The web is awash with misinformation on the coronavirus. On this site, we present the facts as they become available, substantiated by academics, health organisations and governments.

Your gateway to fact-based information on the coronavirus outbreak.

“It is very critical right now for us to understand all the different routes of transmission, the full severity, which can help us with our models of what the impact may be, if this spreads to many countries”

— Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention