Viruses and Outbreaks

Explore resources and instructional materials about viruses and outbreaks. With the recent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), it is important for students to learn about the science behind viruses and understand individual measures that can be taken to limit exposure and spread. This collection of resources provides timely updates regarding the coronavirus, describes what a virus is and how it spreads, offers an overview of the history of viruses and outbreaks around the world, and reveals essential guidelines for staying healthy.

Coronavirus in the News

Staying Physically and Emotionally Healthy

What Is a Virus?

History of Viruses and Outbreaks