Last week, a UK journalist reported an incident that he subtitled with the words, “Hilarious mix-up may have highlighted a potential issue with the vaccine roll-out.”
As you probably know, medical mix-ups have a habit of ending badly, especially when they involve automated calculations that determine drug doses.
In this case, happily, things ended in hearty laughter, but the story nevertheless has a lot to teach us about how we collect, store and process data:
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