Research Alert


In communities throughout the nation, the 12,000 members of the Infectious Diseases Society of America are working nonstop to control the spread of the novel coronavirus and care for people who become seriously ill.

They are also informing the public on how to protect themselves and fielding many COVID-19 media inquiries daily.

To assist with media reporting, IDSA compiled 15 answers to commonly asked questions.


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About IDSA
IDSA is an organization of physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals dedicated to promoting health through excellence in infectious diseases research, education, prevention, and patient care. The society, which has over 12,000 members, was founded in 1963 and is based in Arlington, Va. See more at: