Questions tagged [covid-19]

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious respiratory and vascular disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

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A better way to extract COVID data from Worldometers

I was trying to fetch some data (daily new cases and daily new deaths) from Worldometers and I came up with this: ...
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Fuzzy list sorting with a heuristic approach to generate a schedule for COVID-19 tests in a hospital

I recently came across a problem scheduling Coronavirus testing at a hospital; the testing capacity needed to be allocated to: High risk wards (combining many factors). Ones which hadn't been tested ...
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COVID model using UVA data

I have built a COVID model using UVA data. Currently that data is unavailable so I'm using another source. The new source is, of course, a different format. So rather than refactor all of my model ...
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Calculating the total daily amount of confirmed cases of Coronavirus

I'm writing a small program to plot new COVID-19 infections. As of right now, I have it so the program reads the given data file, pulls out the daily cases and dates for each country, and adds ...
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Exponential growth calculator for COVID-19

I've been listening to some programmers and they use terms like good and bad code. I am not really sure what they mean by that. I mean I went on r/badcode and saw some stuff I knew was definitely bad ...
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Utilising pymongo to scrape over 4 million urls using multiprocessing to examine the impact of coronavirus

So I want to do some research on the impact COVID-19 is having on businesses. I've managed to generate a database with the company name and the website URLs associated with it. Now I want to scrape ...
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Saving data from table of COVID-19 infections in Germany

I wrote a program that saves the data from the first table of this Wikipedia article (in German) and then saves the column "Gesamt" (contains daily update of absolute numbers of COVID-19 ...