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Animating Coronavirus: The spread of COVID-19 in the United States (05/16/2020)

The headline: COVID-19 (coronavirus) has been spreading rapidly. The static image (above) illustrates the weekly COVID-19 cases as of 05-15-2020 (cases per million people in each county). The movie (below) illustrates the change in weekly COVID-19 cases between 03/01/2020 and 05/15/2020.

The data: County-level COVID-19 data were downloaded from USAFacts (https://usafacts.org/visualizations/coronavirus-covid-19-spread-map/).  

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