Wikipedia:WikiProject Medicine/Cochrane/COVID19

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Improve Wikipedia articles sharing information about COVID-19

COVID-19 coverage on Wikipedia[edit]

Cochrane-Wikipedia volunteers are encouraged to use their Wikipedia editing skills and ability to interpret the medical literature to improve content shared on Wikipedia related to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.

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What evidence is "ready" to be considered on Wikipedia?[edit]

  • All evidence related to human health shared on Wikipedia, including new evidence related to COVID19, needs to include a citation that follows Wikipedia's guideline for reliable sources in medicine (WP:MEDRS).

Cochrane Evidence:[edit]

How many people are accessing Wikipedia's 2019-20 Coronavirus articles?[edit]

How can I help?[edit]

Improve the content that is presently shared on Wikipedia and keep it up to date[edit]

  • It is suggested that you review the article talk pages first for recent discussions, before contributing. Talk pages are found in the tab beside the main article. E.g.; Link to the 2019-20 Coronovirus pandemic talk page.
  • If you are new to Wikipedia editing, please review WP:MEDRS and WP:MEDMOS for Wikipedia's Guideline for reliable sources in medicine and Wikipedia's manual of style for medical articles

Translate content to reach more people[edit]

  • Wikipedia's medical content is presently available in over 286 languages. Help translate the COVID19 information and keep it up to date on Wikipedia.
  • COVID-19 Wikipedia Translation Task Force is urgently looking for volunteers.


  • Citation Hunt Click here to use a tool that identifies sentences that need citations in the current COVID-19 related articles (in english).

Press articles about Wikipedia and COVID-19:[edit]

(news articles related to Wikipedia's coverage will be posted here)