Can Tech Track the Virus Without Invading Personal Privacy?

Apr.21 — Can technology be used to track the coronavirus without invading personal privacy? Google and Apple are adding technology known as contract-tracing to their phones. It can alert users if they come in close contact with a person who has Covid-19.

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Sask. hospitals may need help from other provinces
  • Melbourne COVID cases RISE again, as lockdown restrictions begin to ease | 7NEWS
  • FDA Advisory Panel Votes Against Vaccine Booster For Most Americans
  • Melbourne CBD Shutdown | Police out in force ahead of COVID lockdown protests | 7NEWS
  • Australian COVID Update | New tastes of lockdown freedoms as vax rates soar | 7NEWS
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