Do Americans Support the $2 Trillion Stimulus Package?

Just over two months since the U.S. reported its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on January 21, numerous states around the country have enacted strict “shelter-in-place” measures closing all businesses deemed non-essential to curb the spread of the virus and “flatten the curve.” With a national death toll surpassing 1,000, and economists

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Burkina Faso-A Closer Look During COVID-19

Earlier this week, Premise provided a look at Italy and how its high levels of COVID-19 cases continue to impact daily life. In this post, we will look at the COVID-19 impact in Sub-Saharan Africa, specifically Burkina Faso. According to Johns Hopkins research, Burkina Faso has reported only 152 COVID-19 cases as of this writing,

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Premise COVID-19 Snapshot: U.S. Social Distancing

As COVID-19 has spread across the U.S. in recent weeks, health officials are strongly encouraging people to use “social distancing” to help “flatten the curve.”  These concepts stem from a major recommendation by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC), which is that one of the best ways to reduce

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Hitchens’s Razor: Sourcing Ground Truth Amidst an Info-demic

As information-sharing technology continues to innovate, the speed at which information is spread is only getting faster. Yet, with that speed comes unprecedented and newfound accountability; How do we ensure that the speed at which information is spread is not conflated with accuracy? An increasingly popular topic at the crux of this issue is the

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Premise’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Italy

As cases of COVID-19 continue to skyrocket around the world, many are looking at Italy. Italy has quickly become the new epicenter of the pandemic, with over 63,927 cases (as of March 23, 2020, at 2:06 p.m. PST) and health officials are urging people to take social distancing actions or else end up in the

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Premise’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Work From Home

As the World Health Organization (WHO), along with other organizations like the CDC and medical professionals, urges the world to limit physical contact to help slow the spread of COVID-19 many (businesses are allowing or directing their employees) to use strategies like working from home to promote social distancing efforts. In some areas, ‘shelter in

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Premise Data Launches Live Dashboard Showing Real-time Sentiments from its Global Network, Data Focused on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Data and analytics platform Premise Data is offering a live dashboard displaying the findings of its ongoing global impact survey to assess the potential economic impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The survey assesses people’s sentiments about the virus and highlights behavioral changes, behaviors that are often seen as economic indicators. The survey will run

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Premise’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Public Spaces

In recent days and weeks, you have probably heard terms like “social distancing.” “flatten the curve” and “self quarantine.” These concepts stem from recommendations by the World Health Organization (WHO), among other medical professionals, that one of the best ways to limit the number of infections and subsequent deaths is to slow down the spread

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The Economic Impact of COVID-19: An Initial Analysis from Premise

As cases of COVID-19 are discovered in new countries on a near-daily basis and expand rapidly within the United States, Premise has started surveying contributors worldwide—over 100,000 responses in the first week—to understand how their lives have been changed or otherwise impacted since the virus was first reported on December 31, 2019.  Premise launched its

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Premise Explores the Data Behind Global Awareness of COVID-19

Novel Coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, is a respiratory disease first detected in Wuhan City of the Hubei Province of China on December 31st, 2019. There are over 95,100 cases of COVID-19 globally with roughly 80,000 confirmed cases in mainland China and the illness has reportedly spread to over 75 other international locations.*  In the

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