Telling the complex stories of COVID-19


This free course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to make your COVID-19 storytelling accessible, compelling and rich in detail. Join us to explore the fundamentals of COVID-19 and learn how to connect with your audiences in meaningful ways.

What you'll learn


In this foundation course, we will explore how to report on the following topics:


The nature of viruses, zoonoses and the origins of COVID-19 
The nature of SARS-CoV-2 and its variants 
The transmission and prevention of SARS-CoV-2
How COVID-19 is diagnosed and treated


The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic 


How COVID-19 numbers are counted and why


Curriculum:


  Welcome!
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  1: Getting conversant with viruses and their origins
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  2: Narrating the story of SARS CoV-2 and its variants
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  3: Tracking the spread of COVID-19
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  4: Reporting on COVID-19 testing and diagnostics
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  5: Making sense of COVID-19 data
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  6: Reporting on COVID-19 treatment
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