COVID-19 maps may mislead—even when they come from trusted sources

Fast Company | Jun 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM
  • Maps have shown us how the events of this disastrous year have played out around the globe, from the Australian bushfires to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • During the pandemic, government restrictions on activities to protect public health have been strongly informed by maps.
  • If the percentage of positive cases (positive test rate) is high, we might be missing cases.