public health

Map: Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE, screenshot captured April 8, 2020.

Mapping the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus: COVID-19

Caitlin Dempsey

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is mapping the spread of the coronavirus in near-realtime.

Willow Oak in City Park. Photo: USGS, public domain.

Increasing Tree Cover Linked to Improved Community Mental Health

Elizabeth Borneman

Studies show that adults who live in a neighborhood that has 30% or more tree coverage have lower odds of experiencing psychological distress in their lifetime.

Tracking the Geographic Spread of the Zika Virus

A.J. Rohn

For those that want to track the progression of the Zika virus, healthmap.org has an online map along with an interactive timeline to see the chronology of the virus starting with the first autochthonous case reported in the Americas on Easter Island, Chile.