Nubentos, the self-proclaimed API marketplace for health, has released a new API that aims to provide valuable resources for tracking the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The new API provides developers access to data collected from global health organizations and local administrations that are tracking the spread of the virus.
The Nubentos COVID-19 Tracking APITrack this API includes data from various organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO), US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC), China’s National Health Commission, and the Chinese Website DXY. DXY is a lesser-known online community for medical providers that offers more rapid access to regional case estimates than national organizations.
Data provided by the API includes confirmed cases, deaths, and recovered cases. The API is RESTful and returns data in JSON. The company provides documentation for the API as well as SDKs to help developers get started.