Covering COVID-19? These TON Resources May Help


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


If you are reporting on COVID-19, you may find this collection of resources from The Open Notebook helpful—whether you are normally responsible for covering science and health or not. Articles in this collection include topics such as reporting on risk, interviewing sources who have experienced trauma, reading a scientific paper, including diverse voices in science stories, managing the emotional toll of crisis reporting, and more. For our tipsheet on covering COVID-19 without spreading misinformation, written by Washington Post health and science editor Laura Helmuth, click here. For more resources on covering the pandemic, see this page at the website of the National Association of Science Writers.