From the Economist, this chart shows the estimated impact of covid-19 crisis on economic output by sector, using the data from the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The International Labour Organisation estimates that industries in which the risk of lay-offs or furloughs is high employ 1.25bn people. The exit from lockdowns will be halting and precarious.Continue reading “Covid-19 and the global business climate”
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Our World in Data: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visualisation
Our World in Data with its mission to build an infrastructure that makes research and data openly available and useful for all has been compiling research and data related with Coronavirus (COVID-19) with links to its sources. You can find more than 40 visualisations about COVID-19 in total on their website. Most of our workContinue reading “Our World in Data: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visualisation”
What is happening in Sweden?
Many countries in Europe have introduced a strict lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19). For example, here in the UK, the Prime Minister told the country that we must stay at home and not allowed to meet friends and family members who do not live in the same household. However, Sweden isContinue reading “What is happening in Sweden?”
How coronavirus spread across the globe in the first 100 days?
In just 100 days, reports show that more than 1.5 million confirmed cases and more than 88,000 people have been killed by the coronavirus (Covid-19) across the globe. Seán Clarke, Antonio Voce, Pablo Gutiérrez and Frank Hulley-Jones visualised the first 100 days of this disease for the Guardians.
Raising the line while flattening the curve
Most people are familiar with flatten the curve, but to save more lives, the governments also must raise the capacity of their health care system in addition to social distancing and lockdown measurement. UK, for example raised its capacity by opening the first of the government’s emergency field hospitals to treat coronavirus patients has openedContinue reading “Raising the line while flattening the curve”
Covid-19 deaths has switched from Asia to Europe and now the US
For Financial Times, Steven Bernard created this beautiful streamgraph and stacked column charts, showing how the focus of Covid-19 deaths has switched from Asia to Europe – and now the US. This visualisation is also part of free to read Financial Times virus tracker page.
Jump in Jakarta funerals raises fears of unreported coronavirus deaths
For Reuters, Tom Allard, Kanupriya Kapoor, Stanley Widianto raise fears of unreported coronavirus deaths in Indonesia as new data shows a spike in funerals in Jakarta in March 2020. It’s not surprising to hear that the Jakarta’s governor, Anies Baswedan, and some public health experts suspect the number of infections and deaths in Jakarta has been significantlyContinue reading “Jump in Jakarta funerals raises fears of unreported coronavirus deaths”
Prof. Arief Yusuf: Economy can recover, but we can’t recover dead bodies
Prof. Arief Anshory Yusuf, my boss at SDGs Center Unpad and my undergraduate supervisor, calculated the impact of coronavirus on Indonesian economy over the next five years. His simulation with IndoTERM economic model shows that Indonesian economic growth in 2020 estimated to be 1.24%, this is 3.7% lower than forecast at 5.2%. You can findContinue reading “Prof. Arief Yusuf: Economy can recover, but we can’t recover dead bodies”
Break the chain
Check out The Spinoff cartoonist Toby Morris’ excellent illustration to understand how individual discipline can have an outsize impact in an article by Dr Siouxsie Wiles. By breaking these chains, we potentially stop hundreds or even thousands of people getting Covid-19.
Coronavirus Explained and What You Should Do
Kurzgesagt explains the coronavirus and what you should do. The best thing to do is to wash your hand and keep your distance.