Knowledge Services are collating information on the Coronavirus from various academic, news sources and professional bodies. This page will be updated regularly.

The following publishers are making their content on coronavirus freely accessible online. Please see the following links to access this information.


In response to the outbreak in China, Wiley are providing free access to all Wiley published articles related to #coronavirus.

Access to medical and scientific articles includes research from the Journal of Medical Virology, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, Zoonoses and Public Health and many more.

As new articles are published, they will be made free to access, and added to this centralized resource of coronavirus research. These important pieces of literature will remain open until April 2020 and the window of time will be extended as needed.


For the benefit of healthcare professionals, medical researchers and the public, the publisher Elsevier has created a Novel Coronavirus Information Center with freely available information in English and Mandarin Chinese on the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, including new information about the recent outbreak in China.

Freely available information in English and Mandarin on novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV

The Information Center, brings together all relevant content from Elsevier’s medical journals, textbooks, clinical experts and other clinical information and medical literature.

The information centre was created by clinicians and other professionals at Elsevier and will be updated frequently with the most current research and evidence-based information available.


Nature also has a number of free articles in its News section around the Coronavirus, covering Research Highlights, News & Q&As.

The articles are featured in the News section of the website and can be accessed here:

Latest from Pub Med

The latest articles on COVID-19 from the Pub Med database.

Taylor & Francis

Open Access e-books and journal articles on Coronavirus from Taylor & Francis

The Royal Society

The Royal Society Publishing is providing free access to it’s Covid 19 articles and have published several themes in the area.

Department for Health

Excess weight and COVID-19: insights from new evidence

Database of public health guidance on COVID-19 | HIQA

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Coronavirus Rapid Guidelines and Evidence Reviews

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Technical guidance

Mental Health Considerations during Covid-19 outbreak

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

HEE: Resources from Royal colleges and other professional bodies on Covid 19

British Geriatrics Society - COVID-19: Frailty scores and outcomes in older people

This page brings together studies specifically examining the link between frailty and COVID-19 outcomes in acute care. It is intended that it will be updated every month following a review of the literature to provide an update on any frailty and COVID-19 papers.



Global Cases

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Covid Infections in the UK today

Vulnerability Indexes

Exploring the vulnerability to COVID19 between communities in England

British Red Cross Covid-19 Vulnerability Index

Data downloads and COVID-19 Vulnerability Index

Excess Mortality

Excess Mortality in England

Monitoring Tools

Wider Impacts of COVID-19 on Health (WICH) monitoring tool. The wider impacts of COVID-19 on health monitoring tool (WICH) looks at the indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the population's health and wellbeing. Please note this is currently a beta tool.

Public Health England


Local Government Association – Coronavirus: information for councils.

NHS Knowledge for Healthcare

Links to evidence sources and guidance for the healthcare workforce, patients and public

Dimension Data

Covid 19 publications including datasets and clinical trials

University of California, San Francisco

A Digest of Covid 19 papers.

West Midlands NHS Strategy Unit

EBSCO Dynamed

EBSCO are currently providing free access to their Dynamed pages on Covid-19.

Public Health Scotland - Covid-19 Research Repository

This repository contains a comprehensive collection of Scottish COVID-19 research. This includes research about COVID-19 in Scotland as well as research on COVID-19 undertaken by Scottish researchers.

Coronavirus: WHO chief warns against ‘trolls and conspiracy theories’

Fact Checking and Myth Busting from EU vs Disinfo

EU vs Disinfo

Full Fact- a UK fact checking charity providing independent, impartial view

WHO – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters


Contains global list of websites producing misinformation

Public Health England

Finding the evidence: Coronavirus

COVID-19 register of PHE led studies

Oxford University Centre for Evidence Based Medicine

The NIHR Policy Research Programme

Covid 19: Living Map of Evidence

UNICEF Innocenti's Children & Covid-19 Research Library

The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook
A practical guide for improving vaccine communication and fighting misinformation