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WiRED Releases Module on Coronavirus

Health Education in Response to Outbreak

By Allison Kozicharow

In quick response to the global coronavirus crisis, WiRED International’s medical writing team has created a health learning module on the infection. The module is based on information and guidance from the world’s most authoritative sources: the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WiRED’s module offers a general introduction to the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and describes the infection and its close relationship to other coronaviruses, how it is spread, its incubation period and symptoms, treatment and most important — its prevention. WiRED offers hundreds of modules in our Health Learning Center — all free of charge — for copying and download onto computers, flash drives and other portable storage media.

WHO has declared the coronavirus outbreak to be a global health emergency. WiRED will follow events closely as they unfold — including the race to make a vaccine — and continue to offer the most current scientific information on coronavirus.

Coronavirus Update
January 30, 2020
WHO Declares Global Emergency
Nearly 8,000 confirmed cases
170 deaths
Source: The New York Times

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