When I started curating data for this visualization, I had very little understanding of what MERS-CoV was. Needless to say, that’s changed! In part, due to database building – but mostly thanks to the patience of a few very kind, admirable, and generous scientists I’ve been lucky enough to connect with via Twitter.
Click through the still image below to get to the interactive link! The case data will be updated regularly. I also hope to tack on some additional charts re: patients’ prior contact with other infected individuals, animal exposure, and coexisting conditions in the near future!