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Our history is a battle against the microbes: we lost terribly before science, public health, and vaccines allowed us to protect ourselvesFor most of our history we were losing terribly against the microbes. Only recently did we turn the battle in our favour. Vaccines were a major breakthrough, as the data shows. Now in the fight against the coronavirus too, our biggest hope is to find an effective vaccine.
Emerging COVID-19 Success Story: Vietnam’s Commitment to ContainmentVietnam is one country which has responded well to the Coronavirus pandemic. How did they do so? In-country experts provide key insights.
Emerging COVID-19 Success Story: South Korea Learned the Lessons of MERSSouth Korea is one country which has responded well to the Coronavirus pandemic. How did they do so? In-country experts provide key insights.
Emerging COVID-19 success story: Germany’s strong enabling environmentGermany is one country which has responded well to the Coronavirus pandemic. How did they do so? In-country experts provide key insights.
How experts use data to identify emerging COVID-19 success storiesHow can we identify which countries have responded well to the Coronavirus pandemic? We look at the key metrics that help us identify success stories.
A pandemic primer on excess mortality statistics and their comparability across countriesExcess mortality has become a key metric to understand the true impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. But how is excess mortality measured; and what can we learn from cross-country comparisons? Janine Aron and John Muellbauer provide an overview on excess mortality statistics.
We teamed up with Kurzgesagt to make a video about climate change: ‘Who Is Responsible For Climate Change? – Who Needs To Fix It?’We teamed up with the YouTube channel Kurzgesagt to produce a video on climate change: ‘Who is responsible for climate change? – Who needs to fix it?’.
Is the world making progress against the pandemic? We built the chart to answer this question
Best practices for governments reporting COVID-19 testing dataData on COVID-19 testing is crucial. But not all countries report their data in a helpful way. To help official providers of testing data, we set out some simple recommendations based the best reporting practices across the countries included in our testing dataset.
Google Mobility Trends: How has the pandemic changed the movement of people around the world?
Testing early, testing late: four countries’ approaches to COVID-19 testing comparedIt is by looking at data on confirmed cases alongside data on testing that we get the best view of how the outbreak has developed in different countries, and how successfully countries have responded to it. In this post, we compare the approach to testing taken over the outbreak in South Korea, Italy, UK and US.
The Coronavirus Pandemic Data Explorer
How to read the famous Coronavirus trajectory chart – Video Explainer
How do the carbon footprint of foods compare? – Our article as a video
How are governments responding to the Coronavirus pandemic?How are countries responding to the pandemic? When and what measures have countries put in place?
The COVID-19 pandemic slide deck
What can data on testing tell us about the pandemic?Data on the extent of testing for COVID-19 provides important information about the reliability of the data we use to understand the spread of the virus’. Here we discuss two measures of the extent testing and what they can tell us about the pandemic.