Tag Archives: Tracing

Countries complaining about contact tracing are ‘lame’

WHO: Countries complaining about contact tracing are

Countries complaining about contact tracing are ‘lame’ Countries complaining about contact tracing are ‘lame’ In this Thursday, June 25, 2020 file photo, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), attends a press conference, at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The head of …

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    NYC virus tracing off to a bumpy start: report

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    NYC virus tracing off to a bumpy start: report NYC virus tracing off to a bumpy start: report Credit: CC0 Public Domain New York City’s effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus through contact tracing has been hampered by the reluctance of many people who are infected with the …

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      Canada to introduce virus tracing app in July

      Canada to introduce virus tracing app in July

      Canada to introduce virus tracing app in July Canada to introduce virus tracing app in July Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic outside his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, Thursday, June 18, 2020. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP) Canada is introducing …

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        Britain U-turns to Google-Apple for tracing app

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        Britain U-turns to Google-Apple for tracing app Britain U-turns to Google-Apple for tracing app Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Britain said Thursday it will use technology developed by Apple and Google for its troubled coronavirus tracing app, completing an embarrassing U-turn after weeks of delay. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was …

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          Tracing homophobia in South Korea’s coronavirus surveillance program

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          Tracing homophobia in South Korea’s coronavirus surveillance program Tracing homophobia in South Korea’s coronavirus surveillance program Many people around the world have looked to South Korea’s so-called “democratic” response to the coronavirus pandemic as a template for other nations to follow. That response is often contrasted with China’s “draconian measures” …

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            “Digital contact tracing might be our best shot”

            “Digital contact tracing might be our best shot”

            “Digital contact tracing might be our best shot” “Digital contact tracing might be our best shot” Manuel Cebrian is leader of the Digital Mobilization Group at the Center for Humans and Machines at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. Credit: Victoriano Izquierdo Many countries are relying on …

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              Researcher develops contact tracing technology

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              Researcher develops contact tracing technology Researcher develops contact tracing technology Credit: CC0 Public Domain How does society establish a new normal during a pandemic? A key approach involves contact tracing, in which public health officials alert anyone potentially exposed to a newly diagnosed patient within the past 14 days, the …

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