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Information Clusters and Icons of COVID-19 Knowledge & Data Hub by CAST-CCIT-CCLH

GONG Ke1LIANG Xiaofeng2LIU Chuang3YI Heya2LIU Yongqing4
1 Nankai University,Tianjin 300071,China2 Chinese Preventive Medicine Association,Beijing 100009,China3 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China4 Philately Association,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100190,China


Published:May 2020

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Key Words:

COVID-19,CAST,CCIT-CCLH,Knowledge & Data Hub,information clusters


On January 31, 2020 (Beijing time), the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the COVID-19 as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The Consultant Committees on Communication and Information Technology (CCIT) and Life Sciences and Human Health (CCLH) of China Association for Sciences and Technology (CAST) for the United Nations jointly initiated COVID-19 Knowledge & Data Hub immediately. The system is gathering the daily cases reports from both China and the world else, academic articles and related research datasets. In order to make the information easily to be accessed, the information both knowledge and datasets are classified into 16 clusters, they are: (1) terminology; (2) daily briefings; (3) press & remarks; (4) guidelines; (5) reviews and progresses; (6) epidemiology; (7) virology; (8) clinic aspects; (9) Chinese medicine & pharmacy; (10 ) public health; (11) psychology; (12) social-economic science; (13) geography and environment; (14) new tech. application; (15) information services platforms; and (16) scientific popularization. Each of these clusters is assigned a unique icon which could be easily to be recognized. The icons are archived in .png format, and consisted of sixteen data files with the data size of 556 KB.

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GONG Ke, LIANG Xiaofeng, LIU Chuang, YI Heya, LIU Yongqing. Information Clusters and Icons of COVID-19 Knowledge & Data Hub by CAST-CCIT-CCLH[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 COVID-19_KDH_Icons.rar 475.15KB