It has been well reported that spreadsheets can be hazardous to your business health. For example, a Fidelity Magellan Fund spreadsheet was off by $2.6 billion because of the omission of a minus sign.
More recently, we’ve heard how spreadsheets can also be hazardous to public health. An article in The Guardian titled: “Covid: how Excel may have caused loss of 16,000 test results in England” details how, as a result of a spreadsheet error at Public Health England, “50,000 potentially infectious people may have been missed by contact tracers and not told to self-isolate.”
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