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Tracking COVID-19 policies


Numerous organizations, groups, and academics have taken steps to increase public knowledge and apply public health skills into creating products of social good.


Assistant Professor Julia Raifman and a group of students at the Boston University School of Public Health did so in the creation of a database containing U.S. states' COVID-19 policies.


By applying data skills and knowledge on health services and disparities, Raifman was able to create this project with the purpose of centralizing important policy changes for each state.


Accordingly, the database may serve a social good purpose by allowing a centralized location to study trends in policy, health outcomes, and policy impacts.


Source:

https://www.bu.edu/sph/2020/04/01/tracking-covid-19-policies/

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