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nCoV2019.live

nCoV2019.live

A real-time website giving updates on information pertaining to COVID-19. It was founded in 2019 and the creator of the website is located in Seattle, Washington.

nCoV2019.live is a website built by a teenager from the United States of America. The title references the 2020 epidemic of COVID-19, also known as the Novel Coronavirus.

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The website updates each minute and presents various types of information pertinent to the epidemic. Data is collected using web scraping from official government health organizations at various levels, ranging from local to global, as well as credible news sites. Specific organizations from which the site scraps information include the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control.

The website itself presents quick facts, such as total confirmed cases, countries infected, and recoveries. Data is organized into regional categories and presented in chart form. There is a global chart that shows statistics about the epidemic worldwide, followed by more specific regions including the United States, China, Europe, Canada, Australia, and Latin America. Each of those charts contain data for more specific regions and include the number of cases, deaths, recoveries, and serious cases.

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People

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Avi Schiffmann

Creator

Further reading

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Meet 17-Year-Old Avi Schiffmann Who Runs Coronavirus Tracking Website Used by 40+ Million Globally

Web

March 17, 2020

Updated every minute, 17-year-old whiz kid's coronavirus site used by millions

Renee Ghert-Zand

Web

March 10, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Meet 17-Year-Old Avi Schiffmann Who Runs Coronavirus Tracking Website Used by 40+ Million Globally

March 17, 2020

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