Trump administration orders hospitals to stop sending COVID-19 data to the CDC


Hospitals to stop sending data about the Corona virus to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta from member station W. A. B Sam Whitehead reports facilities have been told to direct that information to a new federal database. The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the CDC has created its own system to collect data on hospital bed capacity, staffing and the availability of personal protective equipment. Dr Robert Redfield leads the CDC. No one is taking access or date away from CDC having the fastest possible access to data as very real benefits for our public health response, the CDC had collected that data through a national network of thousands of healthcare facilities, but HHS officials say that old system was too slow. I'll use their new system to make decisions about where to send resource is like supplies and covert 19 treatments for NPR

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