Tuesday, July 14, 2020
"The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and, beginning on Wednesday, send all coronavirus patient information to a central database in Washington--a move that has alarmed public health experts who fear the data will be distorted for political gain," the New York Times reports. "From now on, HHS, and not the CDC, will collect daily reports about the patients that each hospital is treating, how many beds and ventilators are available, and other information vital to tracking the pandemic."
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