Adiós Corona, the website compiling reliable information about COVID-19

Why are gatherings not recommended during the COVID-19 outbreak? Can a mask be reused? Is the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus resistant to sunlight? How to flirt in the time of COVID-19? What are the tips for getting on a plane? Studies on COVID-19 contradict each other: who is right, and on what basis? Lethality, mortality, excess mortality, R0, kappa: what are we talking about? Find more than 100 questions and answers answered by Adios Corona, an international team of 50 volunteer scientists led by Virginie Courtier-Orgogozo, Research Director at the Jacques Monod Institute, and Claire Wyart, Research Director at the Brain Institute.

The goal of Adios Corona is to inform the public and provide advice on how to protect the population, understand and act to stop the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible for COVID-19. In order for everyone to make their own decisions, Adios Corona provides the sources, the rationale behind each advice, admits the lack of knowledge on a subject when this is the case, and presents the differences observed between countries.
The site is available in 11 languages. Its impact in terms of prevention and information is raising: it has already won over more than 40,000 users (with more than 300,000 views). Some of its articles can be found on the French government website: The Adios Corona website was also mentioned in an article in Current Biology ( on 6 July 2020.

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