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To supplement the thousands of frontline public health workers required for contact tracing, some governments are considering an smartphone-based approach.
With no national plan and scant federal dollars on the horizon, states are funding their own contact-tracing initiatives for what experts predict will be a massive undertaking lasting 18 months to two years, until a vaccine is developed.
As many citizen interactions start on state and local government websites, powerful and accurate search features ensure citizens can quickly and effectively access the exact information they need.
Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have built a text-mining tool that uses natural language processing to not only scan and search research papers on COVID-19 but also help identify connections that may not be readily apparent.
While most states made county- and ZIP code-level information available soon after they began reporting cases, some have hesitated to localize data further because of privacy concerns.
The Marine Corps wants future-proof information technologies that can survive and perform tasks like data analytics uninterrupted in remote, contested environments.
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