coronavirus mapping

Clip art showing the coronavirus and a need representing potential vaccinations.

The Potential Role of GIS in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Mark Altaweel

GIS can play a role in developing protocols for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

Researchers counted vehicles in hospital parking lots to estimate hospital visits between January 9, 2018 and April 30, 2020. Source: Okanyene Nsoesie et al., 2020.

Analysis of Satellite Imagery and Search Data Suggests the Coronavirus Outbreak May Have Started Earlier in 2019

Caitlin Dempsey

A study that analyzed traffic around hospitals using satellite imagery and Baidu search queries suggests that the coronavirus outbreak may have started earlier in China than in December of 2019.

Using Mobile Phone Data to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

Mark Altaweel

Mobile phone data could be used to limit the spread of the virus while medical experts can also use it to project next steps in fighting a pandemic.

This Map is Tracking the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Near-Realtime

Caitlin Dempsey

An interactive GIS dashboard developed by Johns Hopkins University is mapping COVID-19 cases with near real-time tracking.

Using Location Data to Map People’s Movements, Social Distancing Efforts, and the Spread of COVID-19

Mark Altaweel

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, mobility data is being used to track and map out social distancing compliance and track the spread of the coronavirus.

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