UPDATED Handbook for media: the coronavirus and COVID-19 - April 2021

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 spreads rapidly and can cause a lot of harm. But if communities respond appropriately and quickly, it is possible to limit its spread and the damage it causes. Mass media and communication have an absolutely vital role to play in this effort.

BBC Media Action has developed this document to help media support their audiences to face this serious health emergency.

Previous versions – May 2020