A Simple Way to Gather all Coronavirus Related Data with R

Simplicity is key.

Federico Riveroll

*Note: I recently published the Python version of this tutorial which you can find here.

The Coronavirus propagation throughout the world is alarming. Up to today (April 13, 2020), there are over 2 million confirmed cases of Coronavirus.

John Hopkins Map

The objective of this article is to get the needed data for research and gain proactive visibility on COVID-19 by enabling the gathering of all relevant data into an R dataframe.


The CSSE is doing the amazing job of uploading the daily data here. However, it is wildly untidy and on many different datasets,

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Travel Insurance Made Simple | Fast Cover Travel Insurance

Choose the region that applies to your trip. When travelling to multiple destinations in different regions,
you must select the highest region that applies – Worldwide being the highest,
Domestic being the lowest.


North, Central & South America (including Hawaii and the Caribbean), Africa, Middle East,
Antarctica, Sub-Antarctic Islands and any other destination not listed below.

Automatically includes cover for all other Regions.


All EU countries including the UK & Russian Federation.

Automatically includes cover for the Regions of Asia, Pacific, New Zealand & Domestic.


All Asian countries including Japan.
Choose Worldwide for Middle East countries.

Automatically includes cover for the Regions of Pacific, New Zealand & Domestic.


American Samoa, Ashmore & Cartier Islands, Bali, Cook Islands, Easter Island, Fiji,
French Polynesia, Guam, Heard Island & McDonald Islands, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru,
New Caledonia, Niue, Northern

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Simple Business Plan Template for Entrepreneurs

Here’s a Simple Business Plan Template for Entrepreneurs

Think you have a great idea for a business? That best way to find out whether you do or not is to do your research and write a business plan to see if your idea is feasible. The simple business plan template presented here will get you started.

A standard business plan consists of a single document divided into several sections including a description of the organization, the market research, competitive analysis, sales strategies, capital and labor requirements, and financial data.

The resulting document can serve as the blueprint for your business and be supplied to financial institutions or investors if debt or equity financing is needed to get your business off the ground.

Pros of using a business plan template: A good business plan template can help you get your thoughts organized. It can provide a guideline so you’re not stuck

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Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

An entrepreneur is a person who organizes a venture to benefit from an opportunity, rather than working as an employee. Entrepreneurs play a key role in any economy. These are the people who have the skills and initiative necessary to anticipate current and future needs and bring good new ideas to market.

Entrepreneurs who prove to be successful in taking on the risks of a startup are rewarded with profits, fame and continued growth opportunities. Those who fail suffer losses and become less important in the markets. Many fail, lose money, and close the business.[1][2] The entrepreneur assumes all the risks and rewards of the venture and is usually the sole proprietary, a partner or the owner of the majority of shares in an incorporated venture. As the main decision maker the entrepreneur monitors and controls the business activities.

According to Joseph Alois Schumpeter (1883 – 1950) entrepreneurs

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