Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVIDSafe: Why the government should share what it knows

It's 18 days since the government launched its digital contact-tracing app COVIDSafe. The latest figure we have for downloads is 5.4 million, on May 8, about 29% of smartphone users aged 14 and over.

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Health experts, activists urge 'decarceration' to slow pandemic

Members of the Yale and local activist communities are coming together to urge Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont to depopulate the state's prisons to combat the spread of COVID-19 and protect the state's most vulnerable populations ...

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Engineering and health team up to design and produce face shields

A team of engineers, physicians, researchers and designers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carle Health has developed and launched production of a face shield for health professionals responding to ...

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World-first tool to improve COVID-19 diagnosis, free and online

The world's only online image-based COVID-19 diagnosis improvement tool for healthcare workers is launched today by University of Sydney spinoff DetectED-X, drawing on its global experience and outcomes in breast cancer detection ...

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Experts ponder why cruise ship quarantine failed in Japan

As an extraordinary two-week quarantine of a cruise ship ends Wednesday in Japan, many scientists say it was a failed experiment: The ship seemed to serve as an incubator for the new virus from China instead of an isolation ...

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