Covid-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus

Understand the emergence of COVID-19 and how we respond to it going forward.

The world is paying close attention to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, following its emergence in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. With the outbreak of a novel coronavirus declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, people worldwide are working to address it. On this course, you’ll learn the latest of  what we know about COVID-19, presented by international experts.


  • How COVID-19 emerged and was identified
  • How COVID-19 spreads
  • Public health measures for COVID-19 worldwide
  • What is needed to address COVID-19 going forward


  • Those working in or around health, or anyone interested in how we should respond to the outbreak.



London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (PHE) Provided by FutureLearn

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