A 17-Year-Old Has Created A Website That Includes All Data About Coronavirus and Millions Are Now Using It

The coronavirus is well and truly taking its toll on the world with Europe now bearing the brunt of it. Italy a few days ago had a massive spike in deaths related to Covid19 with 1000 now succumbing to the disease. The latest worldwide toll stands at near 130,000 cases. The World Health Organization yesterday declared the situation a pandemic and that means the situation is serious. To keep abreast with the virus and its latest updates, there are various dashboards such as one by the John Hopkins Medical Center and the world or meter but better than all of these or on par with such high standards is the coronavirus dashboard and website built by a young 17-year-old high school senior that s being used by millions of people today for its surprising accuracy.

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1Meet 17-year-old Avi Schiffmann who created a coronavirus website that tracks its spread and provides facts about the illness

17-year-old Avi Schiffman is a high school senior from Washington State. The boy has become famous for having created a coronavirus website that monitors the virus with surprising and accurate precision. If you click in his website link at the end of this article and compare it with the likes of Worldometer.info, you’ll see that it is amazingly accurate if not better. His website also provides facts about the illness.

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2Only a high school student but he has made a world standard coronavirus dashboard

Avi created the website during the initial days of the virus that threatened to rage across the world. That was some pretty good insight for a young and bright student. He is dedicated to the website and devotes 6 hours daily to it just to keep it updated and improve it for people. To create it he spent the entire weekend working through the night to make sure it was on par with world standards.

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3His website tracks cases and updates every 10 minutes

Avi is a student of Mercer Island High School and his website was launched in December 2019. He has been working and updating it ever since. The website called nCoV2019.live tracks the number of affected cases every 10 minutes a collects cross-reference data from sources like the WHO, the CDC and local health departments.

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