It is inexcusable for the federal government to withhold key virus data from outside researchers. Yet the had to sue the CDC to get basic data on case counts by race and ethnicity, and it continues to withhold key data from epidemiologists.
Chris Murray ⁦⁩ goes public with long-standing frustrations re US Govt suppression of data. The solution may lie in legislative action by the next Congress.
Yes...and! Most critically the White House Task Force reports which detail how the virus is spreading in incredible detail. Unfortunately still privately shared with governors, not the public. I stand with & demand the datasets & reports.
Our Director, Dr. Chris Murray, calls for complete #COVID19 data to be released from United States federal agencies. It's especially urgent now, so we can plan for the winter months ahead, when our model is projecting a surge in cases and deaths.
Why has the Trump administration declined to release data that would allow public health experts to devise strategies against the virus that has killed 222,000 Americans and counting? asks Christopher Murray, director of
Important message from Dr. Murray. Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data?
Hoping #SciWri20 picks up on failure of gov't to release #covid19 data - as explained by Chief
The Trump administration has a vast collection of Covid-19 data. So why is most of it secret? Must-read by Dr. Christopher Murray of
Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data? NYT opinion by director pulls no punches
“We may be able to prevent many of these deaths, but we need the complete data to start planning now.” - Prof. Chris Murray, director of , in the today
While the federal government has been compiling #COVID19 data since March, Dr. Christopher Murray () says agencies refuse to release most of it — which, he says, leaves many questions about the virus unanswered. via
Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data? Totally agree with Chris Murray that these data MUST be made available to the scientific community.
“And now, because the government has not allowed outside access to all of its data, key questions are still unanswered 9 months after the virus gained a foothold in the United States.” -- Christopher Murray, head of , .
Opinion | Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Coronavirus Data? - The New York Times
Yes. We need timely, detailed COVID data from states & CDC & we need shared, reproducible models /algorithms analyzing those data 2 rapidly advance science & inform robust evidenced-based policy discussion #demography #datascience ⁦
Similar misplaced worries about privacy make it difficult to provide comprehensive metadata with virus sequences.
The Trump administration has declined to release critical data to outside public health experts that would enable them to devise strategies against the virus that has killed 223,000 Americans and counting.
"I don’t know why the government is withholding some of the information it has gathered," director Dr. Christopher Murray writes. "Perhaps it is driven by a concern that more data will lead to greater scrutiny and criticism."
It’s not just that the Trump admin has failed to act. It’s the fact that they won’t even release #COVID19 data so that academics and journalists can analyze it in real time and allow others to act...
If we want to avoid deaths and lockdowns we need access to the data that allows us to understand how the pandemic is spreading and how to react to it. Key data that is needed by researchers – and the public – is not made public by the US government.
This is insane and inexcusable. There is no conceivable justification for this.
.'s Christopher Murray in today's : isn't releasing data that are essential to make sense of what is happening in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data?
It belongs to us, to US as a whole. Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data?
Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data? Since March, federal agencies have been collecting a trove of information. But they refuse to release most of it.
The Trump administration's war on science is not only compromising research; it's preventing us from learning how to save lives.
I am late to this, but this is a great op-ed. Important, really well put together. Well worth your time via
Why Can’t Americans See All of the US Government’s #coronairus Data? Since March 2020, US federal agencies have been collecting a trove of information. But they refuse to release most of it. via 's Director #ChrisMurray
Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data?
Opinion | Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Coronavirus Data? - The New York Times
Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data?
Data could save lives but only if more government agencies adhere to open data policies. An op-ed by Chris Murray Why Can’t We See All of the Government’s Virus Data?