There are additional data sources that you should be aware of. After watching this video, you'll be able to access and make use of alternative data sources.
- [Instructor] Many of the popular data sources … that are currently being used to report on COVID-19 … focus primarily on the number of cases reported, … number of hospitalizations, number of deaths, … and number of recovered. … These data sets are useful for looking at the population … as a whole and the rate of infection. … However, these data sets are not ideal choices … for many researchers who need the data at a patient level, … as well as those researchers … who want to use this information and compare … against other countries. … While it is possible to use this information … to compare against other countries, … because these data sets primarily focus on the United States … and our local counties and states, … this will present a challenge … to be both normalized and standardized. … Two additional data resources … that will be useful for those who want to look at data … at a global scale … is the Our World in Data COVID-19 data set, … as well as the CDC's COVID-19 … Case Surveillance Public Use Data. …
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- Identifying high-quality data sources
- Evaluating data usability, accuracy, and more
- COVID-19 data sources
- Challenges and takeaways