This guide provides access to a curated list of resources for social science academic researchers and public policy practitioners researching the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Featured Resources


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  • In addition, most newspapers are offering free access to coronavirus content.


Think Tanks

Policy and Law

Foreign & International

US Government (State & Local Responses)

US Government (Federal)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Harvard University Research & Resources

Medical & Public Health

Articles & Reports

The CDC Database of COVID-19 Research Articles is now a part of the WHO COVID-19.  CDC search results are now being sent to the WHO COVID-19 Database. The last version of the CDC COVID-19 database (last updated October 9, 2020) will be archived and remain available on this website. All new articles are now being integrated into the WHO COVID-19 database.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Maps, Statistics & Data

Statistics & Data

Dashboards and Maps


E-Books on COVID-19 (Harvard Login)

E-Books on Pandemics (Harvard Login)

Other Guides

Research Guides