Category: tracing

Join us June 3 for a contact tracing and exposure notification app development and deployment forum
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Join us June 3 for a contact tracing and exposure notification app development and deployment forum

Exposure notification and contact tracing are two related but distinct measures many public health authorities are either considering or already implementing. Contact tracing is a practice almost as old as epidemiology itself, but today‚Äôs technology means the way that we go about tracking the spread of a contagious illness within and between communities is changing…

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UK Contact Tracing App Will Be Centralised on Government Servers
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UK Contact Tracing App Will Be Centralised on Government Servers

The British government has announced that it will adopt a centralised approach to its planned contract tracing app, meaning that user data will be stored in government servers, sparking fears that the program could infringe upon privacy rights. On Tuesday, the CEO of NHSX (the technology arm of the National Health Service), Mathe Gould told…

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What is contract tracing?
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What is contract tracing?

One of the best tools we have to slow the spread of the coronavirus is, as you have no doubt heard by now, contact tracing. But what exactly is contact tracing, who does it and how, and do you need to worry about it? In short, contact tracing helps prevent the spread of a virus…

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