23 Φεβρουαρίου, 2020 archive

Mapping the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

In just two months, the Wuhan coronavirus, also known as the novel (as in new) coronavirus, has sickened tens of thousands of people across China, left more than a thousand dead, and spread to dozens of other countries, according to official and unofficial statistics compiled by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. The novel coronavirus, which …

Συνέχεια ανάγνωσης

How We Map Epidemics?

Cartographers are mapping the coronavirus in more sophisticated ways than past epidemics. But visualizing outbreaks dates back to cholera and yellow fever. As coronavirus cases multiply, interactive maps are helping us understand the spread of the disease—and panic about it.One of the best examples is the dashboard built by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems …

Συνέχεια ανάγνωσης