Training specific to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19):

Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: methods for detection, prevention, response and control
World Health Organization
This 2-module course (~2 hours) cover the fundamental principles of emerging respiratory viruses, in particular COVID-19, and how to respond to an outbreak effectively.

Critical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Training Short Course

World Health Organization
A hands-on practical guide to be used by healthcare professionals involved in critical care management during outbreaks of influenza virus (seasonal) human infection due avian influenza virus (H5N1, H7N9), MERS-CoV, nCoV or other emerging respiratory viral epidemics.


General principles on researching and managing emerging infectious disease epidemics:

Ethics in epidemics, emergencies and disasters: Research, surveillance and patient care
The Global Health Training Centre
This 7-module course offers comprehensive training exploring the wide range of ethical issues faced by health professionals and policymakers working in the context of epidemics/pandemics and disaster situations, focusing primarily on the key areas of research, surveillance and patient care.

Pandemic and epidemic-prone diseases
World Health Organization
This introductory level online course aims to equip frontline responders with the latest know-how to manage outbreaks of known and emerging epidemic-prone diseases in the 21st century.

Public health interventions in pandemics and epidemics
World Health Organization
The 21st century has witnessed changes - travel and trade, urbanization, environmental degradation and other trends that increase the risk of disease outbreaks, their spread and amplification into epidemics and pandemics. This introductory level online course will guide you through the new landscape by providing information and tools you need to better manage disease outbreaks and health emergencies.

Communicating during global health emergencies
Rollins School of Public Health and CDC: Division of Global Health Protection
This course introduces basic concepts and principles of communicating during a global crisis or emergency.  It explores why communication during an emergency is different and the importance of adapting emergency messages to the needs of affected populations. This course is free to audit, without access to assessments.

Crisis & emergency risk communication webinars
CDC: Emergency preparedness and response
Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) training can help responders and public health professionals prepare to communicate in an emergency. CERC trainings are based on lessons learned during public health emergencies, evidence-based practices from the fields of risk and crisis communication, and psychology.