An open source exposure notification solution built with privacy as its top priority. Uses the exposure notification technology provided by Apple and Google.
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Latest tweets from COVID Shield
New blog post on @LFPubHealth: "Even just 14% of the population using the app can be helpful in slowing the spread of the virus, and once you start to get into the mid-20s the effect can become quite substantial."
Explaining 60% in Exposure Notification - Linux Foundation Public Health
Many cite the 60% adoption threshold for exposure notification apps, but the research has been mis-interpreted.
“The simplest way of thinking about #GAEN is that it never shares information about you that could be used to deanonymize you." - #LFPH GM, @dankohn1 🌐 Very interesting read from @themarkup on #GAEN & #ExposureNotification
What Ever Happened to Those Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps? – The Markup
Adoption’s been slow—but stay tuned
“In the US Google says that 20 states and territories covering about 45 percent of the population are 'exploring apps' based on the systems, and the first ones should launch 'in the coming weeks.'" #ExposureNotification #GAEN
Digital contact tracing apps in the US that use ENS tech from Google and Apple are still 'weeks' away | Engadget
Google and Apple released COVID-19 exposure notification technology that can work across Android and iOS in May, but...
ONE MILLION DOWNLOADS!!!!
COVID Alert helps you protect your loved ones by limiting the spread of the virus and preventing future outbreaks. It provides notifications about potential exposure to the virus that causes #COVID19 so you can take action!
Find out more: https://t.co/PzPJIqqAZf
Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, announced that COVID Alert, a new national mobile app, is now available to Canadians for free download. Learn more: #COVID19
New mobile app to help notify Canadians of potential COVID-19 exposure now available
Over the past several months, Canadians have been following public health advice and doing their part to help prev...
Looks like this leverages a good part of the @COVIDShieldApp framework. Congrats to @kpeatt and team!