Who took down the CDC’s coronavirus data? The agency itself.
Alexis C. Madrigal
This 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.
After the Trump administration ordered hospitals to change how they report coronavirus data, officials at the CDC made a decision of their own: Take our data and go home. TODAY'S TOP READ from
The disappeared CDC dashboards may not have been as nefarious as we—including myself here—suspected.
But it feels pretty rich for an official to blame a “narrative” that only exists because science has repeatedly been sidelined in service of politics.