Written by Aoife Curran. The purpose of this post isn’t to add new insight into the spread of the coronavirus - there are plenty of experts out there more qualified. Instead, our goal is to highlight how to construct simple, interactive visualisations using live data such as: Getting the tools Folium is a Python library that allows you to create different types of interactive Leaflet maps. Here, we are using the Novel Corona Virus 2019 Dataset to demonstrate how to make a choropleth (map) with a timeslider.