Kushner’s team seeks national coronavirus surveillance system

Politico (USA) | Apr 9, 2020 at 9:29 AM

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner’s task force has reached out to a range of health technology companies about creating a national coronavirus surveillance system to give the government a near real-time view of where patients are seeking treatment and for what, and whether hospitals can accommodate them.

App launched to evaluate Covid-19 symptoms

Dawn | Apr 9, 2020 at 6:26 AM

The app CoronaCheck uses an interactive chatbot, driven by artificial intelligence, which allows users to understand their symptoms, recognise whether they may have contracted Covid-19 and seek help in a timely manner.

US Senate tells members to not use Zoom

Financial Times | Apr 9, 2020 at 5:38 AM

… technology , which is intended to stop outside parties from seeing users’ data. The company also admitted to “mistakenly” routing user data through China over the past month to cope with a dramatic rise…