There cannot be any complacency in the global response to the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). LSHTM experts are involved in many different aspects of research as well as providing guidance to those responding around the globe every day. We have a strong track record of responding to emergencies and major outbreaks, whether through research or by providing immediate information, advice, courses, and action on the ground.
COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus
Find out more about the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and its implications around the world with our latest free online course.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak - Insights from Leading Expert Prof Gabriel Leung
Lunchtime seminar on 27 Feb with guest speaker Prof Gabriel Leung, Dean of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong.
Subscribe to our new podcast focusing on the science behind the outbreak and the global response.
The latest research from the Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases at LSHTM.
A new mapping tool that lets you scroll through a timeline for nCoV, SARS, H1N1 and Ebola.
Coronavirus outbreak in the news
The latest expert comment and analysis from LSHTM researchers.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update lecture
A special lecture on 24 Feb in partnership with the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team.
3 Feb lecture with updates from LSHTM experts responding to the outbreak and providing expert guidance.
Unexpected dimensions of the COVID-19 outbreak
Dr John Manton considers how the novel coronavirus outbreak could impact the antimicrobial supply chain.
Estimates for coronavirus outbreak peak in Wuhan
Latest research from LSHTM suggest the outbreak in Wuhan could peak in mid-to-late-February. (12 Feb 2020)
Misinformation might be the most contagious thing about it
Adam Kucharski writes for The Guardian on how the best way to tackle online rumours is to treat them like a real-life virus.
Comment on coronavirus PHEIC declaration and UK cases
Professors Peter Piot and John Edmunds respond. (31 Jan 2020)
How effective is thermal scanning at airports?
Preliminary analysis suggests thermal scanning at airports detects less than 1 in 5 passengers. (30 Jan 2020)
Transmission and control of new coronavirus
Preliminary analysis from LSHTM's mathematical modellers. (30 Jan 2020)