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In wave after deadly wave, COVID has claimed 1 million lives in the U.S.
Even though passing 1 million deaths has been widely expected for some time, the reality is still devastating.
‘We must not grow numb to such sorrow’: COVID death toll in US reaches 1 million
When the U.S. surpassed 1 million COVID deaths Tuesday, the somber milestone provided yet another reminder of the enormous human toll extracted by a pandemic the nation is eager to leave behind.
Covid-19 data reporting is becoming less frequent, making trends harder to track
Many states are scaling back on how often they report key Covid-19 statistics, a shift that some experts worry might hinder efforts to mitigate outbreaks and negative effects of the coronavirus.
Lessons from the COVID data wizards
Data dashboards have been an important part of pandemic response and planning. What have their developers learnt about communicating science in a crisis?
The pandemic’s official global toll surpasses 6 million known virus deaths.
Though many global coronavirus trends are rapidly improving as countries emerge from surges driven by the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the grimmest metric hit a tragic milestone on Monday.
Four ways to make data work better for residents
Every single government in the world, from small cities and counties to federal giants, is somewhere on a data journey. The farther they go, the more they’re set up to deliver effective, equitable public services.
The US still isn’t getting Covid-19 data right
As the Omicron wave recedes in the United States, public health officials are faced with a new round of decision-making on the best way for the country to move forward.
U.S. Covid-19 Infections Top One Million After Holiday Backlog
More than one million new Covid-19 infections were reported in the U.S., a sign of the rapid spread of the Omicron variant that public-health experts said is only partially captured by official data.
Covid-19 Data Is a Mess. We Need a Way to Make Sense of It.
Our Johns Hopkins University Centers for Civic Impact Executive Director Beth Blauer along with Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo, associate professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, wrote an op-ed in The New York Times on November 23, 2020.