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How to stay abreast of the coronavirus story

Keep up to date with the constantly changing public health picture.
24 February 2020 , Sarah Campbell

(Updated 19 March 2020)

The situation with the coronavirus pandemic is changing by the hour. Here we’ve rounded up some key sources to help you keep track of what’s going on.

Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England
This is what the government is telling the public about the outbreak, including number of confirmed cases.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice
The FCO now advises British people against all non-essential travel worldwide.

Public Health Wales (Cymraeg/English)
PHW updates this page at 12pm every day.

Northern Ireland Public Health Agency
They're posting regular coronavirus updates and links to information (many of which are above).

World Health Organization situation reports
All the facts and figures on reported cases of coronavirus throughout the world. This is updated daily.

The BBC’s feed is relatively factual and hysteria-free.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Lots of detail, figures and it’s regularly updated.

Social media
Keep in touch with us and your EH colleagues using #EHCovid-19

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