admin | July 5, 2021
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: https://earthjournalism.thinkific.com/users/sign_in