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Data science key to unlocking the community spread of COVID-19

Medical scientists at the University of St Andrews have joined forces with data scientists Blue Hat Associates to further medical research and understanding about the spread of COVID-19 within the community.

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Swiss launch COVID-19 tracing app

Switzerland's COVID-19 contact-tracing app will roll out to the public on Thursday, the government said, urging everyone to download it on their smartphones.

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Why only half of Australians downloaded the COVIDSafe app

Australians who have chosen not to download the COVIDSafe app are not as concerned about security and privacy—they just don't think COVID-19 is severe enough to make them download the app, according to research by The University ...

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France's virus-tracking app chalks up 600,000 downloads

France's new phone app for tracking coronavirus cases and alerting people at risk of contagion was downloaded some 600,000 times in less than 24 hours since its launch, the country's digital affairs minister said Wednesday.

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Contact tracing apps: Which countries are doing what

Several countries fighting the coronavirus outbreak are using—or debating—phone apps that trace a person's movements and who they come into contact with, allowing authorities to keep track of infections and alert people ...

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Moscow rolls out mobile tech to enforce virus lockdown

Moscow is rolling out a mobile phone app and scannable bar codes to check whether people are adhering to strict isolation rules during lockdown, an official said Wednesday.

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