New York Times Issues Massive Correction After Overstating COVID Hospitalizations Among Children

Fox News reported:

The New York Times issued a massive correction Thursday after the liberal newspaper severely misreported the number of COVID hospitalizations among children in the United States by more than 800,000.

A report headlined “A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now,” by science and health reporter Apoorva Mandavilli, was peppered with errors before major changes were made to the story.

The Times initially reported “nearly 900,000 children have been hospitalized” with COVID since the pandemic began, when the factual data in the now-corrected version is that “more than 63,000 children were hospitalized with COVID-19 from August 2020 to October 2021.”



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