On this page, we are collecting all the materials we have created or collected related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Articles and other materials:

LTC. Dr. Daniel Aron, COVID STRATEGY - Systematic concentric circle testing methodology
Christian Janke, Andreas Jansen, Katalyn Roßmann - Africa and the SARS-CoV-2-pandemic (Bundeswehr medical Service Headquarter Preventive Medicine & Public Health)
MILMED COE FHP Branch - Social distancing graphic guidelines 
MILMED COE FHP Branch - Why practice social distancing?
MILMED COE FHP Branch - Symptom-based reporting and analysis in tracking the pandemic among NATO troops - the EpiNATO system


Updates and analyses

All Corona-virus updates so far

Can you help?

If you have any relevant observations related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the response of the medical services, please use the Observation collection form.

Further analyses of the collected data and more resources are and will be available on our Medical Knowledge Management portal.

Useful links:

The Health System Response Monitor (HSRM) has been designed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to collect and organize up-to-date information on how countries are responding to the crisis. It focuses primarily on the responses of health systems but also captures wider public health initiatives. This is a joint undertaking of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, the European Commission, and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, FLIGHT OPERATIONS AND SCREENING: Information provided by International SOS Security Services*.

ECDC recommendation on mask usage: „Using face masks in the community. Reducing COVID-19 transmission from potentially asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people through the use of face masks”

COVID-19 Pandemic – Intra-European Aeromedical Evacuation of Intensive Care Patients
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic update – Update published by ECDC.
WHO information network for epidemics
All Country and technical guidance for COVID-19 by WHO
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation reports by WHO
Treatment of COVID patients with Hydroxychloroquine in France
Information bulletin on COVID19 by IHU – Méditerranée Infection (in French)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator. Provided by the CDC. It is a spreadsheet-based model that will help healthcare facilities plan and optimize the use of PPE for response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Non-healthcare facilities such as correctional facilities may also find this tool useful.
Relevant study on a possible vaccine: A Double-Inactivated Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Vaccine Provides Incomplete Protection in Mice and Induces Increased Eosinophilic Proinflammatory Pulmonary Response upon Challenge
European Parliamentary Research Service: The role of armed forces in the fight against coronavirus




This update provided by the NATO Centre of Excellence (NATO MILMED COE) on its website is for general information purposes only and cannot be considered as an official recommendation. All national and international laws, regulations, and guidelines, as well as military orders, supersede this information.

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