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Daily Global Virus Data accessibly presented

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This website by Our World in Data is an incredibly detailed resource on many aspects of the corona virus outbreak. It is now the first source I go to every day.

The Our World in Data team produce a fantastic collection of free reports on a wide range of topics. It is an excellent way to get a good understanding of complex issues and is an ideal lock-down distraction. 

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Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

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

The charts allow comparison of the progress that each country is making against the virus

The site also lists the frequency of occurence of the various symptoms that have been observed.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Digital
  • News: Radio
  • Social Media

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

It is important that the global climate negotiations leading up to COP26 stay on track. There is not enough time remaining to lose a year while the world wrestles with the virus.

Updates on the progress towards COP26 and further commitments to the Paris accord are needed.

A recession is likely in the coming months. Any stimulus packages offered by governments should be consistent with the Paris goals.

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

The global response to the spread of the virus is a good example how big and disruptive the response to climate change needs to be.

The virus is a short term threat to millions of people. 

The climate crisis is both a short and long term threat to billions.

What is your current profession?

Chemical Engineer

In what city are you located?

Kuala Lumpur

In what country are you located?



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