This is a free, publicly available course entitled Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Johns Hopkins University Experts. This course is set up as a series of short modules to explore the COVID-19 pandemic. Registration is not required. The modules build on each other. The course begins with a discussion of the virus that causes COVID-19 and works its way to the pandemic’s broader implications for society.
This course features original content that was created after the imposition of social distancing measures.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
- Describe characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, including how it is diagnosed and treated
- Understand the development of the COVID-19 pandemic, and emerging trends throughout the world
- Discuss societal challenges raised by COVID-19 and opportunities to address them