A roundup of measles outbreak visualizations, maps and interactives

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The Council on Foreign Relations built a map allowing one to explore vaccine-preventable outbreaks across time and geography.

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The Guardian published a visualization of how measles spreads by looking at several cases of outbreaks.

 

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Medium.com’s The Nib published a comic on the measles outbreak and Disney.

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The Huffington Post drew up some graphics to illustrate the symptoms and course of the illness.

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In a visualization from last year, The Washington Post contextualized Ebola by comparing its virulence to measles, smallpox and other diseases.

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The New York Times explains herd immunity and maps where there have been outbreaks in the U.S.

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Global News Canada mapped out how many students at Toronto schools are vaccinated.

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Storybench’s editor is Aleszu Bajak, a science journalist and former Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. He is an alum of Science Friday, the founder of LatinAmericanScience.org, and is passionate about breaking down the divide between journalists, developers and designers.

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