Jun 25, 2020
New coronavirus infections have soared to record highs in six American states — including the three most populous: Texas, California and Florida. DJ Patil has written a report on necessary preparations for this next wave of COVID-19. Patil was America’s first Chief Data Scientist under President Obama. Currently head of technology for a healthcare company, he is taking unpaid leave to help California fight the pandemic. He tells Hari Sreenivasan how data science can help the U.S. mitigate the pandemic.