Stories tagged: "coronavirus data"

Two women and a child wait to take a Coronavirus test at a mobile testing site at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Former CDC Chief: U.S. Is ‘Flying Blind’ on COVID Because of Poor Data Collection

A new report finds that the United States still doesn’t have an efficient process to report vital information that could help contain COVID-19.

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The Trump Administration Cut the CDC Out of Coronavirus Data Tracking

Changing the data collection process at a time when cases are spiking could interfere with the analysis and slow governmental response, public health experts warn.

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States Are Using Bad Data to Justify Reopening. That’s Wildly Dangerous.

Faulty statistics could leave Americans who make decisions about day-to-day matters with the impression that the virus is under more control than it actually is.