The Bizarre Case of the Sketchy Covid-19 Dataset

What you should know about Surgisphere, the company at the center of a coronavirus research debacle

Update: This story has been updated with the latest news that both studies have been retracted.

Scientists and journalists have discovered that a little-known U.S. health care analytics company that provided data it claims to have obtained from over a thousand hospitals worldwide — data that has been used in multiple influential coronavirus studies — may not…

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that