COVID-19 reading list

COVID-19 reading list

Curated coronavirus resources for thoughtful businesses and curious citizens

Published on March 5, 2020 · Updated March 9, 2020

The Luminary Labs team just returned from TEDMED, where conversations covered a wide range of topics — from elderhood and climate equity to neuroscience and advanced bioimaging. But the undercurrent of all undercurrents was the new coronavirus. 

TEDMED attendees heard from Peter Piot, a microbiologist who helped discover the Ebola virus in 1976 and led research efforts on HIV and AIDS. Peter said he recommends resources from the CDC and WHO; you’re probably already reading those websites and monitoring the news. This week, we’re going beyond the headlines to curate a list of resources for thoughtful businesses and curious citizens. 

If you’re making a plan for your business:

If you want to protect yourself and others:

If you want to support your community:

If you’re trying to figure out what to do with your body instead of touching your face or shaking hands:

If you’re explaining the virus to kids:

If you’re making (or changing) travel plans:

If you’re monitoring the situation:

If you have an idea or solution:

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