What Happens Now? Coronavirus Stories from Around the World

For the latest news and data from affected countries, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security offers daily recaps with case counts and travel restrictions. Johns Hopkins also has a global map of confirmed outbreaks, while The New York Times has mapped confirmed U.S. cases. The World Health Organization has useful guides on protecting yourself and how to tell fact from myth. For official U.S. updates on the pandemic, visit cdc.gov. Updated 4/2/20

How the Virus Got Out

Jin Wu, Weiyi Cai, Derek Watkins, and James Glanz • The New York Times

The most extensive travel restrictions to stop an outbreak in human history haven’t been enough. We analyzed the movements of hundreds of millions of people to show why.

China’s New Normal

James Palmer • Foreign Policy

Life in China is springing back after weeks of lockdown, but it’s still taking place under the shadow of the coronavirus.

For more curated collections, see essential reads on the coronavirus and tips for talking to children about the pandemic.

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