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As Europe faces 2nd wave of virus, tracing apps lack impact

Mobile apps tracing new COVID-19 cases were touted as a key part of Europe's plan to beat the coronavirus outbreak. Seven months into the pandemic, virus cases are surging again and the apps have not been widely adopted due ...

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UK government hits back over virus test concerns

The British government on Tuesday admitted increasing demand for coronavirus tests was posing problems after hospital bosses warned delays in the system were jeopardising healthcare services.

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Virus tracing app goes live in Scotland

Scotland on Thursday launched a smartphone app for tracking coronavirus cases using technology developed by Apple and Google, while neighbouring England is still struggling to roll out its own troubled version.

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Spain calls in army to fight virus pandemic

Spain will call in the army to help identify those who have been exposed to people infected with coronavirus as part of efforts to curb the spread of the disease, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Tuesday.

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Virginia first to roll out pandemic app from Apple, Google

Virginia has rolled out a smartphone app to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus, becoming the first U.S. state to use new pandemic technology created by Apple and Google.

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Modeling shows tracking app critical to containing COVID second wave

Independent modeling published today projects a second wave of COVID-19 in Australia if social distancing and testing decline further—but new cases could be slashed by over 50% if enough people use the COVIDSafe app and ...

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