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U.K. Public Attitudes to Tracking and Immunity Passports

2021 24 Jan

The overwhelming majority of people in the UK support the use of co-location tracking technologies and introduction of immunity passports by the authorities to contain the spread of COVID-19, a new study shows (Lewandowsky et al. 2021) .   You might also like: (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)? COVID-19 ‘Immunity Passports’... Read more

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Automated Contact Tracing: Is It Efficient?

2020 24 Aug

Contract tracing apps all of a sudden have proliferated as these digital tools are increasingly used, alongside other infection control measures, in battling the COVID-19 pandemic. However, results of a new systematic review (Braithwaite et al. 2020) suggest the usefulness of such apps in identifying or notifying contacts of an infected person... Read more

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COVID-19 and mHealth

2020 19 Aug

A major challenge in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic is the 'silent transmission' of coronavirus caused – often unknowingly – by asymptomatic individuals. Leveraging mHealth technologies such as mobile apps and wearable sensors, which can help to monitor COVID-19 patients and suspected cases, is a good way to mitigate the effects of... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19 Global Response – Strengths, Weaknesses, Success and Failure

2020 11 Aug

An overview of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic – the success of South Korea, the so-called herd-immunity experiment of Sweden and the not-so-brilliant COVID-19 management in the U.K. and the U.S. South Korea's Successful Three-Phased Response to COVID-19 COVID-19 has created havoc around the globe. Some countries have... Read more

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Contact Tracing: Looking into Technologies and Adoption

2020 09 Jun

The choice of the mobile technology used for contact tracing substantially affects the social and economic cost of quarantine policies, while the adoption rate can be lower than commonly thought.   You might also like: COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work   The importance of monitoring and controlling emerging infectious... Read more

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work

2020 22 May

A milestone contact tracing software has been released by Apple-Google, but the future of its adoption is yet unclear, with some countries instead relying on manual collection of COVID-19 data.   You may also like : Will Contact Tracing Work?   This week Apple and Google have released the ‘Exposure Notification’ software, which... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 20 - Issue 1, 2020

2020 19 May

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Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Pandemic: The Importance of Testing and Social Distancing

2020 11 May

Prof. Mamas A. Mamas is a structural interventional cardiologist, treating patients with underlying coronary artery with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in both the elective and emergency setting and undertaking Transcatheter Aortic Valve Interventions (TAVI). He is also the Associate Editor of Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions and... Read more

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Will Contact Tracing Work?

2020 11 May

Contact tracing has been one of the tools a few governments around the world adopted in their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with an impressive amount of resources thrown into the development and implementation of this technology. But will it actually work? Not necessarily, say some experts.   You may also like: Cyber Hackers Exploit... Read more