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Li, Xun, Lin, Qinyun, and Kolak, Marynia. The U.S. COVID-19 Atlas, 2020.

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NPR - All Things Considered: Coronavirus in the US -- Where the hotposts are now and where to expect new ones. (July 2)

Politico: POLITICO Nightly: Coronavirus Special Edition, “Don’t Call it a Second Wave (June 12)

Washington Post: The Health 202: The summer fight against the coronavirus will be a local one (June 1)

Politico: POLITICO Nightly: Coronavirus Special Edition, “Pelosi’s Pandemic Strategy (May 12)

Washington Post: Social distancing hasn't been as effective in stemming U.S. coronavirus deaths as policymakers hoped (May 5)

New York Times: Did New Yorkers Who Fled to Second Homes Bring the Virus? (April 10)

Washington Post: Even as deaths mount, officials see signs pandemic’s toll may not match worst fears (April 8)

Washington Post: A leading model now estimates tens of thousands fewer covid-19 deaths by summer (April 8)

CBS This Morning: How the coronavirus is impacting rural areas (April 6)

ABC News: How the coronavirus is impacting rural areas (April 6)

CBS This Morning: Surprising COVID-19 hot spots: Why coronavirus still threatens rural areas (April 4)

Daily Mail: America's hidden hotspots: Shocking maps reveal how rural areas and small communities are some of the hardest hit by coronavirus as hospitals are overwhelmed just like in New York and New Orleans (April 4)

The Root: 8 of the 10 Worst Coronavirus Hot Spots Are in the South. Apparently, Republican Governors Just Found Out About the Pandemic (April 3)

Scientific American: Map Reveals Hidden U.S. Hotspots of Coronavirus Infection (April 2)

Business Insider: New data reveals coronavirus hotspots brewing across the south, where the pandemic is set to 'hit hard' (April 2)

WGN: Small areas hit hard by COVID-19 find representation in U of C map (March 31)

Business Insider: The next wave of coronavirus outbreaks is threatening cities from New Orleans to Philadelphia, and it reveals the US is on pace for a national epidemic (March 30)

International Business Times: Coronavirus USA: Second Wave Of Outbreak In Fall Possible, Fauci Warns (March 30)

Vox: The Coronavirus May Hit Rural America Later - and Harder (March 28)

UChicago News: State-level data misses growing coronavirus hot spots in the U.S., including in the South (March 26)