How U.S. Coronavirus Diagnoses Are Lagging Behind the Outbreak
Data from the C.D.C. shows when patients who tested positive for coronavirus first started feeling symptoms, giving a clearer picture of the outbreak.
The data helps show “just how far behind the virus we are, and, potentially, how much more transmission is happening in the community before we can identify and isolate those people.”
The data helps show “just how far behind the virus we are,” said Justin Bahl, an associate professor of infectious disease and epidemiology at the University of Georgia 🦠 The US data is essentially worthless, with far more cases than are being reported.