Experts 'Extremely Concerned' As Lags, Inconsistency Plague Virus Data

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Experts 'Extremely Concerned' As Lags, Inconsistency Plague Virus Data
The federal government's new system for collecting and reporting hospitalization data replaced a CDC tool that, so far, reported more consistent data.
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In mid-July, the Trump administration directed U.S. hospitals to start reporting coronavirus data directly to the Department of Health and Human Services. The goal was to turn around more timely data. So far, the opposite is happening, and experts say they're "extremely concerned."