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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. (2020) Online course: COVID-19: Tackling the novel coronavirus. Future Learn.

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The world is paying close attention to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, following its emergence in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. With the outbreak of a novel coronavirus declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, people worldwide are working to address it. On this course, you’ll learn the latest of what we know about COVID-19, presented by international experts.


  • How COVID-19 emerged and was identified

  • How COVID-19 spreads

  • Public health measures for COVID-19 worldwide

  • What is needed to address COVID-19 going forward

The purpose of this course

This course is provided for personal use only and not for any commercial, professional medical or business purpose. All content and opinions presented throughout this course are for educational purposes only and do not constitute the provision of professional medical or public health advice.

You should not rely on the content of this course or other learners in place of professional advice from a regulated medical professional. If you have any concerns about a particular health condition or COVID-19, please seek the most current medical and/or public health advice from a qualified medical practitioner.

Item Type:Teaching Resource
Date:23 March 2020
Publisher:Future Learn
Corporate Creators:London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
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Subjects:G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Viral disease
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care delivery

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