The v-safe registry lets inoculated people report their experiences, including serious suspected side effects, directly to the CDC through smartphones, adding to the data gathered from clinical trials and other safety monitoring systems.
The Department of Labor's new Office of Unemployment Insurance Modernization is tasked with managing the $2 billion already allotted to UI initiatives by the American Rescue Plan Act.
Just as hurricane warnings are needed ahead of storm, full information on COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations is vital during the pandemic, public health experts say.
New York’s Excelsior Pass vaccine authentication app may cost much more than first expected.
A network of smart thermometers will allow public health officials to analyze data on individual neighborhoods so they can craft policies to control outbreaks of flu or COVID-19.
The COVID pandemic has brought home the importance of gathering and analyzing society’s collective intelligence and finding new ways to share that combined knowledge as quickly as possible.
MIT’s Pandemic Technology Project is tracking each state’s stance on vaccine passports, noting whether the technology is in active use, under consideration or banned -- and linking to relevant legislation and sources.
Washington state’s Bluetooth-powered WA Notify app likely prevented about 6,000 cases and may have saved over 100 lives.