Dec 20, 2021
CDC Struggles to Track Covid Cases as Omicron Looms
The U.S. was behind other countries in charting the spread of disease in the pandemic’s disastrous early months. It’s still behind as new variants threaten to disrupt the winter.
Sep 13, 2021
CDC, Biden Team Lock Horns Over Booster Shots
Senior officials from the White House and the FDA say the CDC is withholding critical data needed to develop the booster plan.
Aug 25, 2021
Lack of Breakthrough Covid Data Hampers CDC Response
The agency originally tried to track all infections in vaccinated people, from mild to severe. But in May it decided to focus on the most severe cases.
Aug 15, 2021
Inside America’s Covid-Reporting Breakdown
Crashing computers, three-week delays tracking infections, lab results delivered by snail mail: State officials detail a vast failure to identify hotspots quickly enough to prevent...
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