COVID-19 resources for reporters
Science-based resources for journalists covering COVID-19, including downloadable video, quotes from experts, and an infographic on cases and deaths by county and state you can easily embed on your site.
To help reporters cover the pandemic, SciLine…
COVID-19: Cases and Deaths by County and State
Using daily data provided by The New York Times, SciLine has designed an infographic tool to help local reporters track the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths at the state and county level.
Origins of COVID-19
Dr. Amy Kirby: Sewage surveillance for COVID
Covering your face during the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 vaccine developments
Personal and social drivers of vaccine hesitancy
Childhood hunger before and after COVID
The mental health toll of COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents and children
Dr. Patricia Mokhtarian: Commuting after COVID
COVID-19 risks after vaccination
COVID-19: Learning from the past, defining our future
Psychological effects of the pandemic
COVID-19 and extended online learning
Cleaning and hygiene during the COVID-19 outbreak
Emerging COVID-19 challenges: long-COVID and viral variants
Dr. Julie Swann: COVID-19 vaccine distribution challenges and solutions
Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein: COVID-19 vaccinations and incarcerated people
Dr. Stefan Gravenstein: COVID-19 vaccinations in nursing homes
Dr. Inger Burnett-Zeigler: Mental health during a pandemic winter
Dr. Erlanger Turner: Helping kids through the holidays during the pandemic
Dr. Joe Walther: Meaningful virtual connections
Dr. Lisa Maragakis: Safe holiday planning during the pandemic
COVID-19 vaccines: regulation, allocation, & hesitancy
Changing seasons and COVID-19
Dr. Sandra Quinn: Vaccine trust during COVID-19 and flu season
Dr. Richard Webby: COVID-19 and flu season
Dr. Natalie B. Milman: How will remote learning affect students’ education?
Dr. Tina Tan: How might COVID-19 spread in schools?
Structural racism and health in Black communities
Dr. Nicole Redvers: COVID-19 in American Indian and Alaska Native communities
COVID-19 – ending isolation
Dr. Sharrelle Barber: COVID-19 in African American communities
Asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19
Dr. Alex Ortega: COVID-19 in Latino communities
Disaster response during COVID-19
Dr. Bruce Troen: How coronavirus is affecting older adults
Dr. Melissa Perry: COVID-19 in meatpacking plants and other workplaces
COVID-19: vaccines and therapeutics
Protesting during COVID-19
Dr. Carrie Henning-Smith: COVID-19 in rural America: a perfect storm?
COVID-19 cases in children
COVID-19 – antibody testing and immunity
Dr. Sam Scarpino: COVID-19 surveillance, forecasts, and decision making
COVID-19: health disparities and vulnerable populations
COVID-19: Immunity and contact tracing
COVID-19 contact tracing
COVID-19: Infection, spread, and testing
Testing for COVID-19
Social isolation, mental health, and COVID-19
Need to talk to an expert on an aspect of the pandemic?
SciLine’s free Expert Matching service connects reporters with deeply knowledgeable scientist-sources. If you are writing a story about COVID-19 and have a science question for an expert, we can connect you on deadline.
Advice for Local Reporters
SciLine has distilled nine practical tips that local reporters can use to strengthen their coverage of the pandemic.
More Credible Resources
In an intense and fast-changing news landscape, it’s important to know where to find reliable sources of information. SciLine has compiled a set of links to other groups’ COVID-related tools, tips, and information resources that reporters can trust.