A sign-up form for reporters who want to be notified about briefings for learning how to use the COVID-19 data the project produces. Spots are limited.
Alexis C. MadrigalWe get a lot of requests from reporters for help with (ever more complex) @COVID19Tracking data, so we're going to start hosting some small briefings. If you're interested, you can sign up here
A newly authorized test promises to double America’s monthly testing capacity, thanks in part to a huge purchase by the Trump administration. Can the test deliver?
Alexis C. MadrigalThe files had barely been uploaded when the scale of Abbott's new rapid test was revealed. Is it what we've been waiting for?
Here's what @michaelmina_lab said: "This is the 'type' of test that we've been waiting for, but may not be 'the' test.
The U.S. has never had enough coronavirus tests. Now a group of epidemiologists, economists, and dreamers has a new plan to defeat the virus, even before a vaccine is found.
Alexis C. MadrigalThis is the first hopeful story we’ve gotten to write since March. It’s 7500 words about the huge, fraught plans to return the country to something like normalcy through massive amounts of cheap, fast testing.
The COVID Tracking Project collects and publishes the most complete testing data available for US states and territories.
Alexis C. MadrigalThis post by @karaschechtman is a powerhouse of thinking about the complexities of testing data. It details a policy change at @COVID19Tracking, but it's also an incredible research document that reflects hundreds of hours of distributed effort.
Alexis C. MadrigalThis is a really good story on what happened with hospitalization data.
It reflects what we’ve encountered over and over: different components of the Federal government trying to do the right thing, but moving with devastating lack of coordination.