Many states are lifting stay-at-home orders and other restrictions on social and business activity that were put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19. Experts are keeping a close eye on whether states that have reopened are seeing an uptick in cases or a worsening in other key metrics.
Light travels at a staggering 186,282 miles per second, but even with the speed of light, the distance between Earth and Mars seems incredibly vast when you watch the travel take place in this data visualization.
Redditor mab97 crunched the numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases from around the globe using data from John Hopkins University and produced an animated bar chart showing the breakdown of the case count from February 21 to May 14, 2020.
The data visualization team at Visual Capitalist adapted a graphic from information is beautiful, using data from Johns Hopkins University and created an infographic demonstrating where coronavirus cases are rising and falling.
The New York Times dramatically illustrated the enormity of the economic downturn on their front page Saturday, showing how job losses in the United States from April were the worst since The Great Depression with this stunning infographic.
The US administration announced it would withdraw funding from the WHO. Here's who contributes to organization, using the two-year budget from 2018-2019, broken up by contributor and contribution type.
Since the coronavirus outbreak began in the United States, a record 26 million Americans have filed for unemployment and the impact has been felt in every state. Here's an animated heat map of the increase of unemployment claims across the country.
In seven hard-hit states, total deaths are nearly 50 percent higher than normal, according to new C.D.C. statistics, suggesting that the virus has killed far more people than the number in official counts.
On Sunday, the Financial Times published an in-depth look at excess mortality around the world over the last few months. What emerged was a clear indication that we're undercounting the deaths caused by COVID-19 — perhaps by as much as 60%.
With a record 26 million Americans filing for unemployment amid the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, some states are bearing the brunt harder than others. Here's a heat map showing the states hit the worst.
By the time New York City confirmed its first case of the coronavirus on March 1, thousands of infections were already silently spreading through the city, a hidden explosion of a disease that many still viewed as a remote threat.
As governors in other parts of the country form coalitions to strategize lifting stay-at-home orders, a look at regional patterns reveals the challenges they will face as they try to combat the crisis.
Over the last four weeks, more than 22 million people have filed jobless claims filed because of COVID-19. Here's how that compares to the numbers of other historical job losses over the past few decades.
As some governors consider easing social distancing restrictions, new estimates by researchers at Harvard University suggest that the United States cannot safely reopen unless it conducts more than three times the number of coronavirus tests it is currently administering over the next month.
Why isn't the United States doing extensive contact tracing for the coronavirus like in South Korea? Johnny Harris gives the history of tracking the spread of diseases and why the United States failed to effectively do this for the current pandemic.
The 2016 election may not have been a realignment by historical standards, but it did bring the country's political divides more in line with its cultural divides — the biggest of which may be the growing chasm between urban and rural Americans.
The coronavirus has profoundly altered daily life in America, ushering in sweeping upheavals to the U.S. economy. Among the most immediate effects of the crisis? Radical changes to how people spend their money.