Datanami: COVID-19 Has a Data Governance Problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has put many of the world’s activities at a stand-still. Scientists and government officials have been working furiously behind the scenes to forecast the spread and growth of the virus since the first observed cases were submitted to the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus spread from Asia and Europe to the United States, model predictions on the number of infected in the United States was curbed by the number of available tests and the limited testing criteria to critical patients.