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Mapping the Spread of COVID-19 with Python

Written by Aoife Curran. The purpose of this post isn’t to add new insight into the spread of the coronavirus - there are plenty of experts out there more qualified. Instead, our goal is to highlight how to construct simple, interactive visualisations using live data such as: Getting the tools Folium is a Python library that allows you to create different types of interactive Leaflet maps. Here, we are using the Novel Corona Virus 2019 Dataset to demonstrate how to make a choropleth (map) with a timeslider.

eRum Competition Winners

The Main Competition The Secondary Competition What next? The results of the eRum competition are in! Before we announce the winners we would like to thank everyone who entered. It has been a pleasure to look at all of the ideas on show. The Main Competition The winner of the main competition is Lukasz Janiszewski. Lukasz provided a fantastic visualisation of the locations of each R user/ladies group and all R conferences.