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Westerly Middle School Library: Coronavirus / Covid-19

Promoting lifelong learning and encouraging exploration in curious minds.

 

There's a lot of misleading and confusing information about the Coronavirus online.

Use these reliable sources to get the best information to learn more about COVID-19 and how it affects us.

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Top Resources

Trusted Medical Sources

World Health Organization

The WHO is the worlds most prominent health organization. Read here to see how Coronavirus affects other countries and to see how the WHO is working to stop the spread globally.

Centers for Disease Control 

The CDC is the health protection agency of the United States. Read here to learn how Coronavirus affects our country and other states. 

The Rhode Island Department of Health

The RIDOH will provide you with the most up to date information on the Coronavirus in Rhode Island.

Town of Westerly

This is the official website of the Town of Westerly. Here you will find information on how the Coronavirus affects our town.

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NPR

Listen: Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

from National Public Radio

Then read the comic here: 

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus

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Coronavirus

BrainPop

The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell (YouTube)

 

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

World Health Organization (YouTube)

 

Viruses

The Amoeba Sisters (YouTube)

Coronavirus: Children Ask Questions - BBC

British Broadcasting Corporation