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Hot Topics: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Home

A research guide on the coronavirus

Welcome to the Hot Topic Guide on Covid-19

This guide has been curated as a hub of information regarding Covid-19. This home page displays the most relevant topics. Right now that is vaccinations, variants, and mask guidelines. The other pages cover a range of topics and resources aimed to help introduce you to the virus or make your research more efficient. 

For any questions or suggestions please contact Lindsay Decker, Science Reference Librarian.

Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine

Harvard School of Public Health:

[Header] Covid-19 Vaccines help slow the spread of the pandemic

[Content] Protect yourself:
You cannot get Covid-19 from the Covid-19 vaccine

Protect others:
Even after vaccination, it is important to follow these steps to help protect others in your community:

Wear a mask in public
Stay 6ft (2m) away from others
Wash your hands often
Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces

Call 978-620-3330 (Lawrence) or 211 (MA) to register for the vaccine or get further information

About the Covid-19 Vaccines

Infographic: The States Leading America's Vaccination Race | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

Vaccine Misinformation

Covid-19 Variants

Spread of Covid-19 Variants

[Header] Some Covid-19 Variants may spread more easily between people

[Content] We know we can all control the spread of Covid-19 and it's new variants by:

Washing our hands
Staying at least 1m apart
Wearing a mask
Limiting time in or avoiding enclosed/crowded space

Originally developed by WHO Regional o=Office for Europe

Current Safety Guidelines

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