B.C. government's pandemic data leak confirms lack of transparency relative to other provinces - News Summed Up

B.C. government's pandemic data leak confirms lack of transparency relative to other provinces


The data, originally leaked to The Vancouver Sun, shows a number of different metrics that journalists and data scientists have long been asking for. "To really understand geographically, especially in the high transmission areas, what the rates were is really important. On variants, on cases by neighbourhood or positive cases after vaccination: whatever metric you can think of, chances are B.C. In other words: the relative lack of daily data is rooted in B.C. But the lack of weekly data or any proactive effort to improve access to data through the pandemic is ultimately due to political interest.


Source: CBC News May 07, 2021 20:23 UTC



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