While the light at the end of the tunnel appears to be here in the global battle with Coronavirus, it makes sense to plan for the unexpected.
Posts Tagged: contact tracing
Ryan Bourne: It’s time to admit that Eat Out to Help Out was a mistake – because it boosted the resurgence of the virus
It was “the most commonly reported activity in the two to seven days prior to symptom onset” for infected individuals in the contact tracing system.
The latest developments in contact tracing – and why the Government is not alone in having problems with its system
Singapore, Australia and other countries experienced difficulties; the important thing is learning from these and improving matters.
Raghib Ali: The harms of lockdown are exceeding the gains – especially when it comes to school closures
Neither the Covid-19 recovery plan nor SAGE’s minutes indicate that a formal “health cost-benefit analysis” has been done. We need one.
Can the UK really follow South Korea? Five big issues as the Isle of Wight experiences contact tracing.
Technologically and culturally, the Asian country is a very different place – and it launched its programme before the virus could take root.
“Test, track and trace allows us to take a more targetted approach to lockdown – while still safely containing the disease.”
This tried and trusted method is resource-intensive for the Government. But can be spurred along with environmental health practitioners.