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What you need to know about contact tracing apps and privacy

Nearly all public health experts say we will have to employ testing and tracing on a massive scale to combat the spread of COVID-19. This has led several countries and tech companies to develop coronavirus contact tracing apps for smartphones. The idea is that such an app would allow someone who tested positive to share a complete record of who they had been in contact with.  – Read the full article.

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Review of Scientific Evidence on 2-Metre Versus 1-Metre Social Distancing

So, the government has decided the time is right to relax the social distancing measures once again, is it to early? The scientists at Independent SAGE seem to think so! Here’s their response to the latest government guidance.

Independent SAGE warns that it is not safe to relax social distancing rules for indoor settings and that the government’s proposal to reduce to 1 metre will ‘effectively end’ social distancing in Britain.

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Why heroes should wear masks

Spider-Man would never go without his mask. Credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images

If there were a downside of wearing masks, wouldn’t we have noticed it by now?

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Will the BLM protests cause a Covid spike?

Doing more harm than good? (Photo by Hollie Adams/Getty Images)

Those hoping to save black lives should bear in mind how likely they are to spread the virus.