Curious about how the COVID-19 vaccine has impacted the world around you? This SAS Viya powered data visualization shows information related to the COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the United States. Here's what you can learn from this dashboard.

Click on any image below to explore the full dashboard.

Percentage of vaccinated Americans

According to the CDC, just over 50% of Americans are fully vaccinated, and nearly 60% have received at least one dose. The data SAS collected for this visualization reflects that of health agencies such as the CDC. You can also view just how many more shots are needed for 95% of the population to be vaccinated.

How vaccinations relate to rising/falling cases

As the charts show, when mass vaccinations began, a steady rise of vaccinations generally led to a decreased number of new COVID-19 cases. However, with the rise of new variants and vaccination rates plateauing, daily cases are spiking, coming close to evening the number of new vaccinations, or surpassing it.

LEFT: COVID data from 5/28-5/29, RIGHT: COVID data from 8/5-8/6 (Aug. 9, SAS Viya vaccine dashboard)

Curious to see how a specific date and number of fully vaccinated Americans correlates to the number of daily new cases? Plot a few points on the charts and let your curiosity roam.

Shipped, used dosage and completed vaccinations among providers

On December 13th, 2020, Sandra Lindsay, a nurse in New York, became the first American to receive a vaccine dose outside of a clinical trial. That provider? Pfizer/BioNTech. To date, the company has vaccinated more Americans than rival providers Moderna and Johnson&Johnson.

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Completed vaccinations among providers through Aug. 2021 (SAS Viya vaccine dashboard)

What about the total number of vaccines shipped between the providers, compared to how many have been used? This dashboard sorts that all out for you, color-coded, too.

COVID-19 vaccines are free and available to anyone who wants one. Find a vaccine near you at vaccinefinder.org.

For additional information visit: The SAS Covid Dashboard

Vaccine rates among your state

Every state is different and this COVID-19 dashboard surely reflects that. Want to know how your state is doing in the effort to reach herd immunity? Check out this feature that shows percentages of vaccinated people in a particular state.

North Carolina vaccine rates from March to August (SAS Viya vaccine dashboard)

What about how your state has done on vaccinations over a monthly period? You can check that out as well. Vaccination rates, particularly in North Carolina have increased each month from March to August. Since April 19th, all adults are eligible for vaccination. In June, children ages 12 to 17 became eligible.

Data in this dashboard derives from the WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC, and DXY. Compiled by JHU CSSE and updated daily.

To see how else SAS is using data to inform you about the COVID-19 pandemic, visit our COVID-19 Data Analytics Resource Hub

 

 

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I'm Caslee Sims, writer and editor for SAS Blogs. I gravitate toward spaces of creativity, collaboration and community. Whether it be in front of the camera, producing stories or writing them; sharing or retweeting them, I enjoy the art of storytelling. I share interests in sports, tech, music, pop culture among others.

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