Oxford's 'Our World in Data' is a great place to find data, visualizations, and analysis of global issues and trends. It's uniquely suited to explaining and tracking COVID-19. Founder and Director @MaxCRoser is also a great follow on Twitter.
You won't have to read far to find something you didn't know, or at least something presented in a way that expands your understanding. For example, this is the first time I've seen a full list of symptoms organized by their commonality.
If someone in your life is struggling to grasp the big picture, send them here. And if you or someone in your life is feeling ill, call a doctor.