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@HGunthard⁩ spricht Klartext: „Es kann doch nicht sein, dass man erst alles verschläft und dann die anderen an den Feiertagen arbeiten lässt.“

#Booster #Fail #Schweiz
bernerzeitung.ch/da-hat-das-bag…
1/n „Sie plädieren für den sofortigen Start der #Booster_Impfung, also einer dritten Dosis:
➡️ Ich verstehe wirklich nicht, worauf wir noch warten. Die Daten sind eindeutig, vor allem bei den älteren Leuten, die zuerst geimpft wurden. In Israel und in verschiedenen europäischen…
2/n … Ländern wird das bereits gemacht. Zumindest organisieren sollte man nun das Ganze sofort, damit die Logistik wieder hochgefahren werden kann. Aber leider wartet man noch zu.“

#Berger sprach heute von gegen Ende Jahr bzgl. Start Booster und nur für Ausgewählte; …
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Bij #NPO dramaserie over NL commando's. Dat is natuurlijk veel spannender dan wat echt aan de hand is in Nigeria, Burkina Faso en Ivoorkust. #journaal heeft al maanden niets meer gerapporteerd over ontwikkelingen mbt de mondiale jihad. acleddata.com/2020/08/24/in-…
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Q: What does #ContactTracing look like now, what could it look like in the future and do I need to be worried about privacy?

A: When an individual tests positive for #COVID, staff reach out to identify their close contacts/public spaces they may have visited while contagious.
Based on this information, staff will determine if a contact is at low, medium or high risk of contracting #Covid_19. Staff will contact people who are at medium or high risk to notify them and provide instructions for self-quarantine.
More here about how #coronavirus contacts are traced: tmj4.com/news/coronavir…
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To contact trace, or not to contact trace, that is the question many governments are asking themselves at the moment

But will #contact_tracing really work in our battle against #COVID19?

Let me tell you why contact tracing efforts are bound to fail ...

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Recently there has been a lot of attention on contact tracing as an intervention to fight #COVID19

Various frameworks have been proposed with #DP3T, a decentralized approach looking to win out

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The #DP3T approach has been adopted by tech behemoths Google & Apple and even the European Data Protection Board @EU_EDPB has said that this is a viable option

edpb.europa.eu/our-work-tools…

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1/ I wrote in @Wired that the rush to capitalize on #BigData to solve #COVID19 may lead to deeply unjust outcomes for people living in poverty and other marginalized populations. This thread discusses additional research and latest developments:
wired.com/story/big-data…
2/ ICYMI “data for good” projects seek public health insights from changes in ppl’s movements and behaviors over time. At least 2 problematic assumptions here: a) location data is a reliable proxy of people’s movements; and b) people’s movements/behaviors ≡ disease spread
3/ #COVID19 is not the first public health crisis that has created what @seanmmcdonald calls a “disaster market” for big data. The Ebola outbreak triggered numerous requests for call detail records to help build predictive models of disease spread: github.com/cis-india/pape…
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The following content is a summary of an article published @spiegelonline:
German Chancellor #Merkel announced a while ago that her decision to slowly lift restrictions will depend on a report by @Leopoldina (the Academy of Sciences and similar to @theNASciences) @maddow
Here are the academy's main suggestions that give us a sense of what lies ahead of all of us - no matter if you are German or not - in the coming months:
1. A second wave of #COVID19 infections has to be avoided by all means. We have to continue to follow basic rules like social distancing and increased hygiene. Where appropriate social distancing is not possible, masks have to be worn.
#Masks4All #SocialDistancing
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