John Hopkins University must be congratulated for making available extremely useful near real time data on the current outbreak of coronavirus; certainly a much more serious response when compared with the anti-China, increasingly racist, propaganda appearing in some parts of the western media.
Published by John Hopkins University, Jan 23, 2020
To view the dashboard showing real time data click here
The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering has built and is regularly updating an online dashboard for tracking the worldwide spread of the coronavirus outbreak that began in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
The dashboard, built by a team at the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering and regularly updated with data from the WHO, CDC, and other sources, illustrates how the virus is spreading in China and beyond
The site displays statistics about deaths and confirmed cases of coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, across a worldwide map. It also allows visitors to download the data for free and provides a link to a downloadable Google Sheet that contains information on confirmed and suspected cases
Lauren Gardner, co-director of the Center for Systems Science and Engineering and a civil engineering professor at Johns Hopkins, said:
We built this dashboard because we think it is important for the public to have an understanding of the outbreak situation as it unfolds with transparent data sources. For the research community, this data will become more valuable as we continue to collect it over time. Making the data available for download is “critical” for researchers.
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