News from Feb 28, 2020
In light of the latest developments regarding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), FU-BEST is closely monitoring statements from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and from the German Government. The well-being of current and prospective FU-BEST participants is our top priority, so we are working with authorities on-site to take precautions as necessary and to provide the latest information to our students, faculty, and staff. Germany’s health system is among the strongest world-wide, and all FU-BEST participants are covered by our health insurance on-site.
The links below will direct you to the most up-to-date and reliable resources, and we will continue to add to this list as additional resources become available.
Freie Universität Berlin information for university members with FAQs and links to official hotlines and authoritative websites: https://www.fu-berlin.de/en/sites/coronavirus/index.html
Latest information from the Robert Koch Institute, one of the most important bodies for the safeguarding of public health in Germany: https://www.rki.de/EN/Home/homepage_node.html
Information provided by the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany: https://de.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
FAQs answered by the German Federal Government: https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-en/news
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control at the European Union: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/geographical-distribution-2019-ncov-cases
Coronavirus information from the World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
Information from the US Department of Health-commissioned Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html