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Data Visualization

Leverage concise, easy-to-comprehend data visualization to illustrate the life-saving impact of social distancing.

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The Washington Post's graphic on "Why outbreaks like the coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to 'flatten the curve'" was by far the most impactful piece of journalism I've seen about the coronavirus to date. Backed by data, it illustrated what so many experts have been trying to convey: that a strict self-quarantine practice can save lives in the United States during this critical stage.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

I turned down plans with friends and adhered to a strict social distancing / self-quarantine plan. 

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

With close friends and via Twitter. 

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • News: Digital
  • SMS Alerts

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

Ways to get involved (and how to help vulnerable and at-risk communities in particular). 

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

Gen Z and younger, as well as older, less digitally-savvy individuals.

What is your current profession?

Creative Strategist

In what city are you located?

Brooklyn, NY

In what country are you located?

USA

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