nCoVStats: A worldwide perspective on 4 months of COVID19

We prepared an animation to visualize the latest coronavirus spread across the globe. It shows for the first time the dramatic worldwide developments once the initial hotspot in China was already isolated. For further details and in-depth analyses, you are invited to use our COVID-19 data analysis tool.

COVID-19 worldwide situation from Feb 7 to June 26, 2020:

Worldwide development of Coronavirus spread from Feb 7, 2020 to June 26, 2020

After isolating the hotspot in China in Feb. and Mar., the situation became critical in some regions of Europe mid of Mar., such as Italy and Spain. With introducing social distancing and long-term isolation, the situation started to calm down here as well. In the meantime, the USA became hotspot number one from April on and still is. A couple of weeks later, countries of SouthAmerica started to report increasing numbers putting them also under the top 10 countries.

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About Matthieu-P. Schapranow

Dr.-Ing. Matthieu-P. Schapranow is Leader of the Working Group "In-Memory Computing for Digital Health" and Scientific Manager Digital Health Innovations at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI). He is a valued member of the Platform Learning Systems and contributes to the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM) and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. Dr.-Ing. Schapranow holds a PhD as well as the MSc and BSc degrees in Software Engineering. He was named as one of the top Elite Researchers in Life Sciences in 2016 and one of Germany's Top 10 Junior Scientists in 2015. Furthermore, he was honored with the Personalized Medicine Convention Award 2015, the European Life Science Award in 2014, and the Innovation Award of the German Capital Region in 2012. Together with Prof. Dr. Plattner, he published the textbook "High-Performance In-Memory Genome Data Analysis" in 2013.