Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Physicists develop powerful tool to predict the spread of COVID-19

How extensive should a shutdown be when a new COVID outbreak occurs? Should testing capacity be expanded? And at what pace should tracing occur? Physicists from the University of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute have developed ...

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Contact tracing slows the spread of infectious diseases

Contact tracing is a tool that can help slow the spread of infectious diseases, such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In communities using contact tracing, clinics, labs and hospitals send the names of people who have ...

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Expert discusses how contact tracing may slow the spread of COVID-19

Contact tracing is an important tool that's being used to slow the spread of COVID-19. It's the process of notifying family, friends, co-workers and other close contacts of people newly infected with a virus, such as SARS-CoV-2, ...

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Stopping the spread of coronavirus in universities

As universities prepare to welcome students back, infectious disease modeling experts at the University of Bristol have conducted a rapid review and developed a new epidemic model which contributed to evidence considered ...

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Scam alert: Things a COVID-19 contact tracer wouldn't say

State officials and federal agencies warn there's a new phone scam circulating: Some callers posing as COVID-19 contact tracers try to pry credit card or bank account information from unsuspecting victims.

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