With tweets fact-checked, Trump campaign turns to app

With rallies halted and tweets fact-checked, Trump campaign turns to smartphone app that aims to become a one-stop news, information and entertainment platform for his supporters. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news … Read more With tweets fact-checked, Trump campaign turns to app

Coronavirus contact tracing apps are coming to your phone. Here’s how they work.

Apple and Google have launched a contact tracing system called Exposure Notification, which could allow their smartphone users and overwhelmed health officials to detect when a person has been exposed to the coronavirus. Read more: https://wapo.st/2AnKCcC. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for … Read more Coronavirus contact tracing apps are coming to your phone. Here’s how they work.

Victorian health officials access coronavirus patient’s COVIDSafe app data for first time | ABC News

Victorian health officials have accessed a coronavirus patient’s COVIDSafe app data for the first time. The Federal Government smartphone application records when users have been in proximity to other smartphones with the app to help authorities track down people who may have been exposed to the virus. A Victorian Department of Health and Human Services … Read more Victorian health officials access coronavirus patient’s COVIDSafe app data for first time | ABC News

Shanghai Disneyland Reopens With Coronavirus Precautions in China

As visitors stood in front of Shanghai Disneyland waiting for it to reopen Monday after an almost four-month coronavirus shutdown, “A Whole New World,” the hit song from Walt Disney Co.’s film “Aladdin,” played in the background. Yao Yao, a 37-year-old kindergarten teacher wearing a Minnie Mouse costume arrived at 8:30 a.m. and was among … Read more Shanghai Disneyland Reopens With Coronavirus Precautions in China

Shanghai Disneyland Reopens After Almost 4-Month Virus Shutdown

May.10 — Ron Merriman, managing director at consultancy MR ProFun China, talks about Monday’s reopening of Shanghai Disneyland. To reach the gates of the theme park, guests have to pass through body temperature checks and show that their health status has been confirmed using a smartphone app for tracking infected persons. Masks are mandatory. Merriman … Read more Shanghai Disneyland Reopens After Almost 4-Month Virus Shutdown

Grant Shapps reveals NHS contact tracing app being trialled in UK | Coronavirus

The NHS contact tracing app is set to be trialled in the Isle of Wight this week before being rolled out more widely later this month, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has revealed. The contact tracing app is designed to let people know if they have been in close contact with someone who later tests positive … Read more Grant Shapps reveals NHS contact tracing app being trialled in UK | Coronavirus

Could coronavirus tracking apps risk our privacy? | Inside Story

Governments all over the world are looking to smartphone technology to stay ahead of the coronavirus outbreak. Many are using or developing apps that track our movements, and let us know if we’ve been close to an infected person. Tracking and tracing software will become even more important as countries start to ease lockdowns. However, … Read more Could coronavirus tracking apps risk our privacy? | Inside Story

South Korea was hit hard by COVID-19 but now it’s one of Asia’s success stories | ABC News

South Korea has recorded its first day without community transmission since the outbreak took hold on the peninsula. The nation has gone from one of Asia’s hardest-hit countries, to a success story for containing the pandemic. The Government has been using smartphone and credit card data to find and isolate people who’d been exposed. Read … Read more South Korea was hit hard by COVID-19 but now it’s one of Asia’s success stories | ABC News

Coronavirus: Can Russia flatten the curve?

Russia is now among the ten nations most affected by coronavirus, with Moscow announcing on Monday that recorded cases had reached 87,147. Russia, like most countries dealing with the pandemic, faces a list of hurdles in flattening the curve. Medical staff in Moscow say they don’t have enough personal protective gear and point to a … Read more Coronavirus: Can Russia flatten the curve?

Coronavirus: Government launches tracing app ‘COVIDSafe’ to halt spread of virus | ABC News

Australia’s coronavirus tracing app, dubbed COVIDSafe, has been released as the nation seeks to contain the spread of the deadly pandemic. Smartphone users can download the app for iPhones and Android. Health Minister Greg Hunt held a press conference today to launch the app to the public. Read more here: https://ab.co/2Y4WOJ3 For more from ABC … Read more Coronavirus: Government launches tracing app ‘COVIDSafe’ to halt spread of virus | ABC News

Smartphone technology plays role in COVID-19 contact tracing

In the U.S., New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a contact tracing program in partnership with Connecticut and New Jersey. Apple and Google earlier this month announced a similar joint effort, as part of the latest push to harness technology in the fight against COVID-19. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Smartphone technology plays role in COVID-19 contact tracing

Danish approach to public health helps reopen schools early

Denmark’s decision to reopen schools is a reflection of the country’s specific approach to public health, says Dr Jan Cedric Hansen, secretary of the Global Health Security Alliance. The country’s citizens can connect via smartphone to their local doctor, which gives authorities a precise picture of the health state among the population. Subscribe to France … Read more Danish approach to public health helps reopen schools early

Tracking the virus by smartphone: an app to contain the Covid-19 pandemic?

Can an app contain the pandemic? Interest is growing in smartphone technology as a potential key to ending lockdowns and reopening economies around the world. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on … Read more Tracking the virus by smartphone: an app to contain the Covid-19 pandemic?