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CDC Case Report Data for COVID-19

Vivian Ho | Marah Short | Sasathorn Tapaneeyakul

CDC Case Report Data for COVID-19.

Following a comprehensive review of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the authors determined that the CDC’s COVID-19 case reports contained surprisingly incomplete information about the spread of the virus in the United States. Uniform case reporting to the CDC for life-threatening pandemics should be mandated, they write.