Information for Members of the University Regarding the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in China. The metropolitan area around Wuhan has been hardest hit by the outbreak, but other countries have since reported cases of infection.
Freie Universität Berlin will provide you with information here on the coronavirus outbreak and how it might affect your daily life at the university as an instructor, student, or employee.
You can find answers to the most important questions under the FAQs.
- Up-to-date information on health safety regarding the novel coronavirus (e.g. symptoms, risk of infection, preventative care), can be found on the Robert Koch Institute website (in German).
- Current information and advice can also be found on the World Health Organization (WHO) website.
- The Federal Center for Health Education also provides detailed information about health safety (in German).
- Travel warnings for China and other current information regarding international health policies can be found on the German Federal Foreign Office’s website.
The Berlin Senate Office Public Hotline
The Berlin Senate Office has set up a hotline for people to call if they think they have been infected. The number is 030 90 28 28 28.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.