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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Understanding a Pandemic

Maps

 

Map changes required due to scale of pandemic - updated criteria for covidexitstrategy.org.

Updated color scale at Tracking Our COVID-19 Response


Controversies in Data Collection

Charts

mortality analysis US at 6 percent

flatten the curve

Social distancing to limit spread

Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1 from New England Journal of Medicine, March 17, 2020.

(study of how long COVID-19 lingers on different materials, with implications on transmission and decontamination of surfaces.)

Predicted Decay of Virus

"The Workers Who Face the Greatest Coronavirus Risk" New York Times Interactive March 15, 2020.

Workers who face the greatest coronavirus risk

 

"Evidence of Long-Distance Droplet Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 by Direct Air Flow in a Restaurant in Korea" 

Kwon, K. S., Park, J. I., Park, Y. J., Jung, D. M., Ryu, K. W., & Lee, J. H. (2020). Evidence of Long-Distance Droplet Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 by Direct Air Flow in a Restaurant in Korea. Journal of Korean Medical Science, 35(46), e415. https://doi.org/10.3346/jkms.2020.35.e415

COVID and Air flow study

Videos and Simulations