Since the novel coronavirus outbreak in China weeks ago, all-out efforts have been made under the leadership of the Chinese governments at different levels to curb the spread of the disease, now officially called the novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP) or abbreviated as “2019-nCoV” in newscoverage outside China. The University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI) has also joined the campaign to fight against the virus with all walks of life in the country. We have been closely monitoring the situation as well as the health and safety of every JIer. The following videos and texts are compiled in order to help you better deal with the top-level public health emergency. We sincerely hope you can stay home, pay special attention to personal hygiene and take precautions in compliance with government protocols, guidelines, andregulations. Let us stay informed and support one another through this difficult period.


Updates of NCP data in English

Updates of NCP data in Chinese

You may use Google Chrome to visit the website and right-click your mouse to convert the Chinese text into English as shown below



Access to NCP-related information for foreigners in Shanghai

Web contents in Chinese, English, French, Japanese and Korean are provided.

Novel coronavirus science information column for foreigners in Shanghai:


Hotlines for foreigners seeking help in Shanghai

Public service hotline:12345.

Consultation in English, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish and Russian are provided.

Health consultation hotline: 12320 (Shanghai health hotline)

Foreigner’s work permit consultation hotline: 8008205114


Recommended hospitals for foreigners in Shanghai

Recommended hospital for foreigners in Shanghai:Huashan Hospital, Zhongshan Hospital, Ruijin Hospital, Renji Hospital, pediatric hospital, children’s Medical Center, etc