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As government, industry and education move online, strong encryption, reliable networks and effective cyber defenses can protect livelihoods and public health.
Citizen scientists, researchers, industry and policy makers have enlisted distributed computing, artificial intelligence, drones and digital finance in the fight against the coronavirus.
Some of the most important legislation states and cities enact to fight the coronavirus pandemic will be passed on grainy video chats or glitchy conference calls, using processes that have never been tested.
Several states are reporting only positive COVID-19 test results from private labs, a practice that paints a misleading picture of how fast the disease is spreading.
While COVID-19 keeps workers out of the office, federal agencies are using remote technologies to onboard new employees.
The National League of Cities has posted a Google spreadsheet listing policies issued to fight the coronavirus.
Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft and others are offering free access to scientists researching COVID-19.
A state-level data system that supports telehealth, advanced analytics, visualization and reporting could help officials safely and effectively manage their complex mix of patients, facilities and health care staff.
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