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W.H.O. Team Finally Lands in China to Begin Tracing Coronavirus

W.H.O. Team Finally Lands in China to Begin Tracing Coronavirus

W.H.O. Team Finally Lands in China to Begin Tracing Coronavirus W.H.O. Team Finally Lands in China to Begin Tracing Coronavirus More than a year after a new coronavirus first emerged in China, a team of experts from the World Health Organization finally arrived on Thursday in the central city of Wuhan to begin hunting for its source. The investigation by …

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Contact Tracing, Key to Reining In the Virus, Falls Flat in the West

Contact Tracing, Key to Reining In the Virus, Falls Flat in the West

Contact Tracing, Key to Reining In the Virus, Falls Flat in the West Contact Tracing, Key to Reining In the Virus, Falls Flat in the West LONDON — As the coronavirus stampeded across Europe and the United States this spring, governments made their depleted citizens a tantalizing promise: Soon, legions of disease detectives would hunt down anyone exposed to the …

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Apple and Google to Make It Easier to Opt In to Virus Tracing

Apple and Google to Make It Easier to Opt In to Virus Tracing

Apple and Google to Make It Easier to Opt In to Virus Tracing Apple and Google to Make It Easier to Opt In to Virus Tracing Several state governments may soon send residents an alert asking them to turn on “exposure notifications.” On Tuesday, Apple and Google said they would make it easier for states to use their new technology …

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On Native American Land, Contact Tracing Is Saving Lives

On Native American Land, Contact Tracing Is Saving Lives

On Native American Land, Contact Tracing Is Saving Lives On Native American Land, Contact Tracing Is Saving Lives The coronavirus is raging through the White Mountain Apache tribe. Spread across a large reservation in eastern Arizona, the Apaches have been infected at more than 10 times the rate of people in the state as a whole. Yet their death rate …

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England’s Flawed Virus Contact Tracing Will Be Revamped

England’s Flawed Virus Contact Tracing Will Be Revamped

England’s Flawed Virus Contact Tracing Will Be Revamped England’s Flawed Virus Contact Tracing Will Be Revamped England will overhaul its faltering coronavirus contact-tracing system, the government said on Monday, shifting some control from private contractors to local public health teams and cutting the jobs of thousands of call center workers who had complained of having no one to call. The …

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Contact Tracing Is Failing in Many States. Here’s Why.

Contact Tracing Is Failing in Many States. Here’s Why.

Contact Tracing Is Failing in Many States. Here’s Why. Contact Tracing Is Failing in Many States. Here’s Why. In Arizona’s most populated region, the coronavirus is so ubiquitous that contact tracers have been unable to reach a fraction of those infected. In Austin, Tex., the story is much the same. Just as it is in North Carolina, where the state’s …

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Trump Administration Aims to Block New Funding for Coronavirus Testing and Tracing

Coronavirus Live Updates: Dire Numbers Prompt Mask Orders in U.S.

Trump Administration Aims to Block New Funding for Coronavirus Testing and Tracing Trump Administration Aims to Block New Funding for Coronavirus Testing and Tracing The White House pushes to eliminate billions from a relief proposal drafted by Senate Republicans. The Trump administration has balked at providing billions of dollars to fund coronavirus testing and shore up federal health agencies as …

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Britain Didn’t Want Silicon Valley’s Help on a Tracing App. Now It Does.

Britain Didn’t Want Silicon Valley’s Help on a Tracing App. Now It Does.

Britain Didn’t Want Silicon Valley’s Help on a Tracing App. Now It Does. Britain Didn’t Want Silicon Valley’s Help on a Tracing App. Now It Does. LONDON — For months, British authorities have pursued an app that they promised would help ease the country’s coronavirus lockdown, despite growing criticism that it posed privacy risks and would not work well. On …

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Europe Rolls Out Contact Tracing Apps, With Hope and Trepidation

Europe Rolls Out Contact Tracing Apps, With Hope and Trepidation

Europe Rolls Out Contact Tracing Apps, With Hope and Trepidation Europe Rolls Out Contact Tracing Apps, With Hope and Trepidation ROME — When three people in the northern Italian region of Liguria tested positive for the coronavirus last week, they gave their doctors permission to punch into a national server anonymous codes generated by a new contact tracing application on …

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Contact Tracing Could Be Much Easier — but There Are Tradeoffs

Contact Tracing Could Be Much Easier — but There Are Tradeoffs

Contact Tracing Could Be Much Easier — but There Are Tradeoffs Contact Tracing Could Be Much Easier — but There Are Tradeoffs Now, the country is considering expanding the use of QR codes. In May, Dr. Ki met with Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun to recommend expansive use of the technology for contact tracing. In an interview, Dr. Ki said she …

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