Register for free online course on zoonotic diseases

    | July 5, 2021

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    Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is offering a free online course for journalists interested in learning more about zoonotic diseases –– diseases that can pass between humans and animals.

    The course is called “From Animals to Humans: How to report on zoonotic diseases and their environmental origins.” It covers four modules:

    • Introduction to epidemiology,
    • Introduction to zoonotic diseases,
    • Preventing, monitoring, and reacting to viruses with pandemic potential, and
    • Wildlife and zoonoses. 

    Each module includes a review and quiz. Learners that successfully complete the course and pass the final assessment will receive an electronic certificate. 

    The course is self-paced and can be completed at any time. It is available only in English.

    Registration is ongoing. For more information, and to enroll in the course, go to: