US scientists develop interactive map to show worldwide spread of coronavirus

Scientists in the US have developed an interactive map of the novel coronavirus spread, that allows users to see the number of cases worldwide, recoveries and deaths, as well as trends in realtime.

The map s every few hours with data from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization (WHO), Chinese and other government agencies, including those in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

According to the researcher, by zooming in on various countries, such as China, users can see the number of cases, recoveries and deaths, as well as trends over time.

The outbreak of the coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency by the WHO.

Tens of thousands have been infected, and hundreds have died so far.