The COVID Tracking Project, launched from The Atlantic, obtains, organizes, and publishes high-quality data required to understand and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak in the US. In this video, learn how to take advantage of the data in the COVID Tracking Project.
- [Instructor] COVID Tracking Project … is a volunteer organization launched … from The Atlantic that's dedicated … to collecting and publishing data … that is used to understand the COVID-19 outbreak in the US. … In particular, this project has gained recognition … for providing data on number of tests, … cases, hospitalization, and patient outcomes … from every US state and territory. … A good place to start in terms of looking … for data would be the Our Data section on top. … You can see from the drop-down that there … is several different sections. … The easiest way to get the data immediately would be … to select Download the Data, assuming … that you want to download the CSV files. … In the Data API section of the website, … information is provided about the API endpoint … that can be used to access the same information … as as presented in the CSV files. … One thing to note is that the field … in the API may be depreciated over time, … so it's very important to keep track … of the data field and the name of the data field …
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- Identifying high-quality data sources
- Evaluating data usability, accuracy, and more
- COVID-19 data sources
- Challenges and takeaways