Crashing computers, three-week delays tracking infections, lab results delivered by snail mail: State officials detail a vast failure to identify hotspots quickly enough to prevent outbreaks. In POLITICO is a look at how the information management for Health Departments country wide failed under pressure from COVID-19.
I just want to say “Thank you!” to Robinson Meyer, Alexis C. Madrigal and teams at the Atlantic for bringing the COVID Tracking Project to life and helping us through the last year. The summary of their experiences can be read about here: Why the Pandemic Experts Failed We’re still thinking about pandemic data in … [Read more…]
In the Atlantic is an essay covering the confusion surrounding the pandemic, it is well worth the time to read: Why the Coronavirus Is So Confusing A guide to making sense of a problem that is now too big for any one person to fully comprehend Story by Ed Yong April 29. 2020 And the … [Read more…]