Chris Wilson is the director of data journalism at TIME.com. He is the author of RaphaelJS: Graphics and Visualization on the Web.
5 States Have Surpassed Their COVID-19 Peaks
Driven by the Delta variant, the fourth wave of COVID-19 in the U.S. could be worse than the thirdBy Chris Wilson August 16, 2021
COVID-19 Surges Are Motivating Americans to Get Vaccinated
For the first time since April, the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination rate is consistently on the rise—driven largely by hard-hit Southern statesBy Chris Wilson August 10, 2021
The U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak Is Still Bad—And Could Get Worse
Especially in places with low vaccination ratesBy Chris Wilson June 25, 2021
The Great American Reopening, in 5 Charts
From air travel to searches for the word 'reservation,' it's clear that the U.S. is through with the pandemicBy Chris Wilson June 14, 2021
Politics, Race, Religion: What Really Divides Americans?
America is divided—but by what? Race, religion, political party, education level: all are sources of significant social disunity these days, as people increasingly have trouble understanding or relating to those outside their identity groups. But...By Chris Wilson June 3, 2021
The U.S. COVID-19 Vaccinations Slowdown
Supply is no longer the problem—demand isBy Chris Wilson June 3, 2021
Who Will Be Affected by J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Pause?
So far, J&J's COVID-19 vaccine has gone mostly to younger Americans, as well as groups with less access to health careBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Is U.S. COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Working?
The vaccines are effective on an individual level, but it's too early to tell if they're having a big-picture impactBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 500,000
The milestone is a reminder that U.S. deaths are likely to exceed the toll for the Civil WarBy Chris Wilson February 23, 2021
The U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Timeline Is Getting Faster
Demand is outstripping supply, making it difficult for millions of eligible Americans to get their appointmentBy Chris Wilson February 16, 2021
Many States Don't Know Who They're Vaccinating
Unequal distribution could undermine the push toward herd immunityBy Alejandro de la Garza April 30, 2021
No Safe Havens in COVID-19's Final Assault
No areas of the country are being spared from what's hopefully the virus' last standBy Chris Wilson December 1, 2020
Where the Virus Was Worst, Voters Supported Trump the Most
U.S. counties that have recently seen increased rates of coronavirus infections were more likely to vote for Trump in the 2020 electionBy Chris Wilson November 15, 2020
2020 Election Night Guide: What to Watch For
Here's what you should keep an eye on throughout the nightBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Yes, Texas Could Go Blue This Year
Here's what we know about Biden's chances—and what we don'tBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Third Wave of COVID-19 in U.S. Is the Worst
As of Oct. 23, there was a weekly average of 21.2 infections per 100,000 residents in the U.S.By Chris Wilson October 26, 2020
What's Your Risk Tolerance for COVID-19?
See if you're being more or less cautious than others in the pandemicBy Chris Wilson October 20, 2020
First Exoplanet Found 25 Years Ago Today
Astronomers are now able to scan entire patches of sky for far-off worldsBy Jeffrey Kluger October 6, 2020
Alarming Data Shows Possible Third Wave of COVID-19
America's battle with COVID-19 is not even close to finishedBy Chris Wilson September 29, 2020
How the Coronavirus Has Spread Across America
Visualize where the center of the U.S. coronavirus epidemic has been on every day since the first case in the country was confirmed.By Chris Wilson December 1, 2020
TIME's Coronavirus Data and Mapping Dashboard Launches
In July of any other year, many of us would be starting our mornings catching up on the score of last night’s game, or checking in on the stock market. But in 2020, the most...By Chris Wilson July 28, 2020
Early COVID-19 Vaccine Results 'Encouraging'
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins stressed in a TIME100 Talk that the final product will be safe despite the speed at which it's being producedBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Carbon Emissions Dropped Due to Coronavirus. Can It Last?
COVID-19 has brought much of the world came to a screeching halt. International borders have been shuttered, families have kept close to home, and governments have ordered businesses to close their doors. To see the...By TIME Staff July 8, 2020
America Has Its Worst Coronavirus Day Yet
The question now: how much worse will it get?By Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Why More Testing Doesn't Explain New COVID-19 Hotspots in the U.S.
Additional testing isn't the sole, or even primary, cause of COVID-19 spikes in many statesBy Chris Wilson June 22, 2020
America Is Done With COVID-19, But COVID-19 Isn’t Done
According to a TIME analysis, 25 states are continuing to see case COVID-19 counts grow day by dayBy Jeffrey Kluger June 16, 2020
A Real-Time Simulation of Social Distancing at the Beach
When Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the tentative reopening of Virginia Beach for Memorial Day, he warned antsy residents that, if they didn't abide by new restrictions such as social distancing and limits on group...By Chris Wilson May 30, 2020
Can Rationing Parks and Beach Access Make Them Safer?
Policies that let Americans get the sunlight they so badly need while limiting crowd sizes could help slow the spread of COVID-19By Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Can We 'Squash the Curve?'
Only a small number of U.S. states have sustained a long period of declining infection ratesBy Chris Wilson August 22, 2020
Midwest Outpaces Peers In Business Loans
Casey and Adam Donner each own a small business in Lincoln, Neb. She is a make-up artist, helping brides get camera-ready on their big day. Her husband employs 30 people at his construction firm. Both...By Philip Elliott April 20, 2020
These Graphs Show How COVID-19 Is Ravaging New York City's Low-Income Neighborhoods
Consider this for perspective: with 107,263 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the five boroughs as of April 14., if New York City were a sovereign nation, it would be the sixth worst-hit country by the...By Chris Wilson April 16, 2020
Where the U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Fits Into History
COVID-19 has been as deadly as, and in some cases deadlier than, some of the worst wars in U.S. historyBy Olivia B. Waxman September 1, 2021
How Coronavirus Is Spreading in Your State
Note: TIME has centralized its daily coronavirus updates on one page, available here. This page will no longer be updated, so we invite you to check out—and bookmark—the new and improved dashboard. The novel coronavirus...By Chris Wilson August 10, 2020
Is the U.S. 'Flattening the Curve?' See Updates
The idea is to slow the spread of the virus to avoid overwhelming the health care systemBy Elijah Wolfson July 29, 2020
COVID-19 Could Infect 1M+ Americans
These models, created for the CDC, show the virus' potential spread over the next several weeksBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Coronavirus Maps: How COVID-19 Has Spread
Some 190 countries and territories have now reported at least one case of the novel coronavirusBy Elijah Wolfson September 18, 2021
This Democratic Primary Rule Made Elizabeth Warren's Revival All But Impossible
The Party wants to avoid a contested convention at all costsBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Beyond the Shouting: These 10 Questions Show Who You Think Won the Nevada Debate
Political debates have no scoreboard but thousands of referees. Who won the Feb. 19 Democratic face-off in Las Vegas? Appropriately in a democracy, the answer depends on who you are and what you care about....By Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Our Oscars Algorithm Predicted the Best Picture Winner. Tell Us Your Guesses, Too
We’re still not over it. Last year, we used high-octane statistics to predict the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, based on 69 years of data from four different awards ceremonies. Our model,...By Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Should Iowa and New Hampshire Still Vote First? It May Matter Less Than You Think
Their demographics don't reflect that of the rest of America, but they have less power than states that vote laterBy Chris Wilson February 5, 2020
Why Democrats Have Avoided Invoking Impeachment in Facebook Ads — Even Though Trump Has Raised Millions Doing Just That
It was always a gamble. When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi let slip the forces of impeachment in late September, it was inevitable that the lumbering pace of subpoenas, hearings and refusals to cooperate by the...By Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
How Facebook Is Helping Trump's Fundraising
Trump's campaign has turned impeachment into a fundraising asset with ads on Facebook, Instagram and other social-media platformsBy Brian Bennett April 30, 2021
It's Official: President Trump Has Tweeted More Words Than James Joyce's 'Ulysses'
In the grand catalogue of President Trump's Twitter stream, this one barely registered: At 1:23 p.m. on Nov. 3, 2019, Trump fired off a jab at two of his favorite Democratic targets: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1191058382695927808 The tweet...By Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Here's the Deadline Countdown for Every Trump Impeachment Subpoena Issued So Far
We're updating this live as more subpoenas are issuedBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
How Do Your Childcare Costs Compare to the Rest of the Country?
While there are torrents of reliable information on the price of education, healthcare and other essential costs of raising a child, the expected bill for childcare is much hazier. American families make use of a...By Chris Wilson February 15, 2020
Here's How Long the Trump Impeachment Could Last
See how it lines up with key 2020 election datesBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
Why So Many Political Campaigns Want to Send You a Free Bumper Sticker
They're looking for more than free advertising on the back of your SUVBy Chris Wilson April 30, 2021
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