Antigen tests are becoming a major tool for rapid COVID-19 testing. But currently, many states are not clearly distinguishing their antigen tests from PCR tests in their public reporting, which makes it challenging to see the true impact of either test type.
Stacker consulted common COVID-19 sources to compile a list of terms, principles, and data sources that can help you gain context and best practices for interpreting key COVID-19 numbers.
A comparison of hospitalization data reported by the federal government and state health departments finds contradictions that suggest the federal data continue to be unreliable, while the state datasets face their own challenges.
In many ways, all science writers are already data journalists. This reported feature gives science writers background and resources to start reporting on data.
Stacker compiled essential COVID-19 statistics from several different sources to paint a clearer picture of how the pandemic is progressing in each state.
Using data from the CDC, public health resources, and reporting, Stacker compiled a list of 27 population groups that are vulnerable to COVID-19. For each group, Stacker compiled data on this population’s distribution across the United States.
As the 2020 U.S. census gets under way, a review of historical data shows the difficulties in measuring race.
To demonstrate the scale of this environmental crisis, Stacker scoured news reports and research on Australia’s fires to identify 15 key statistics on the environmental damage caused by these fires, as well as the political legacy they are leaving.
For this story, Stacker scoured the scientific literature (and surveyed a few of our science communication friends) to compile a list of 20 incredible mutualisms showcasing how different life forms can work together.
Is Spider-Man: Far From Home a movie about Peter finding new responsibility on a global scale after becoming an Avenger, or is it about how he just had to fly United for his summer vacation?