Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More - Bio-Defense Network
Mar 2020

Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More

The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the resources to fight it, are being tracked and mapped by governments and other organizations in the US and the world. Here’s how they are doing it.

IT organizations have recently had to turn on a dime to get their organizations’ workforces set up to work from home in the wake of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Wherever you are in that effort that to enable a remote work program for your enterprise, you’ve probably also asked yourself the question, how long will this go on? When will all this end?

But before we can even consider the question of when it will end, we need to figure out where we are now. For that we need data, visualizations and maps. Since the early days of the COVID-19 crisis in the US, the dashboard created by Johns Hopkins has been letting visitors to the site track the growth of cases worldwide in near real time.

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