Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) News and Resources

from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Information for the General Public: Please consult the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the latest updates on COVID-19 as well as tips for protecting your health. 

Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats

In response to a request from the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a standing committee of experts to help inform the federal government on critical science and policy issues related to COVID-19 and other infectious disease threats. Learn more >>

A Message from the Presidents of the NAS, NAE, and NAM

As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the nation and the world, policymakers and the public are counting on science, engineering, and medicine to discover how the virus infects humans, slow its spread, treat those infected, and provide solutions that lay the groundwork for recovery. At the National Academies, we are stepping up in a number of ways to respond to this crisis. Read more >>

Virtual Events

TRB Webinar: The Supply Chain and COVID-19
April 8, 2020 | 2:00 to 3:30 ET 
Register to Attend | More Information

The Science of Social Distancing: Part 2 (NAM-APHA “COVID-19 Conversations” Series)
April 1, 2020 | 5:00 to 6:30 pm ET 
Watch Recorded Video | Agenda

The Science of Social Distancing: Part 1 (NAM-APHA “COVID-19 Conversations” Series)
March 25, 2020 | 3:00 to 4:30 pm ET 
Watch Recorded Video | Agenda

Transportation and COVID-19 – Practices from Other Disease Outbreaks
March 23, 2020 | 2:00 to 3:30 pm ET 
Watch Recorded Video | More Information 

First Meeting of the Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats
March 11, 2020 | 1:30 to 5:00 pm ET | Virtual
Agenda | Meeting Recap


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