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COVID-19 Resources for Advocates

Last updated April 2, 2020.

This page is to help advocates with links to the latest information about COVID-19, including information on its prevention, transmission, relationship to HIV and research that’s underway. Many of the links below are constantly updated so please click through for the latest. If you have favorite infographics or resources, especially any that are country- or region-specific, please email them [email protected].

Table of Contents

General Resources

World Health Organization Resources

WHO Regional Office for Africa Updates
More important updates from WHO with specific coverage for Africa

Africa CDC
Infographics, press briefings and reports

Amref COVID-19 Africa Information Centre
Includes a map, downloadable info pack, FAQs and more

US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Resources and the latest data from the United States

Curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about COVID-19; provides central access to relevant articles in PubMed

Harvard Medical School Coronavirus Resource Center
Continually updated set of FAQs on symptoms, prevention and what to do if you think you or someone you know may be infected

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
COVID-19 resource center

Rights in the Time of COVID-19
Resource from UNAIDS on the lessons from HIV for an effective, community-led response

New England Journal of Medicine
Frequently updated page with links to all research, guidelines and commentary

The Union COVID-19 Resources Page
Relevant information to people undergoing TB treatment and effects on TB programming

Personal and Community Guidance from IPTC
Updated frequently and available in English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic


Research Pipeline: Ongoing Studies for the Treatment & Prevention of the COVID-19 Virus
The scientific community has accelerated development of COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics and a potential vaccine. This table reflects a fast-changing field, with links to a number of resources available to track these developments.

COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker
Tracker from Regulatory Focus, which will be updated weekly

An Updated Guide to the Coronavirus Drugs and Vaccines in Development
From STAT news, a March 19, 2020 guide to some of the most talked-about efforts to treat or prevent coronavirus infection, with details on the science, history and a timeline for each endeavor

Global Coalition to Accelerate COVID-19 Clinical Research in Resource-limited Settings
April 2, 2020 "Comment" published in The Lancet

COVID-19 and HIV

COVID-19: What people with HIV should know
From the US CDC, a regularly updated FAQs page on HIV and COVID-19

The Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination (HANC) COVID-19 Resource Page
Regularly updated content on COVID-19 and HIV, including updates from the DAIDS-funded clinical research networks

NIAID Interim Guidance for COVID-19 and Persons with HIV
This document reviews special considerations for persons with HIV and their health care providers in the United States

COVID-19 and HIV: What you need to know from IAS
FAQ and links to additional resources

Country-Specific Resources

Resources on COVID-19 from the Kenya Ministry of Health

South Africa

Infographics to Share on WhatsApp and Social Media

Example tweet:

ICAP coronavirus guidance

Do The Five
Link here:

Google's Do The Five