Scripps is trying to recruit people who have a Fitbit or other wearable to participate in a study to detect COVID-19 using variations in resting heart rate ... when COVID-19 broke out in China it into a perfect time to see what robots and drones could do to help people in battling the virus ... the Federal Government spent $9.8 million over the past 5 years to better prepare for pandemics. Expert panels have advised the government for at least 14 years that reusable masks were vital ... Matt Petersen, former chief sustainability officer for the City of Los Angeles, says cities are on the front lines of both COVID-19 and climate crisis mitigation ... Fauquier County Public Schools will use a combination of online and hardcopy options in the effort to deliver instruction to more than 11,000 homebound students while connectivity remains extremely challenging. In a survey of 5,096 households, 841 have no computer and 407 have no internet connection.
Johns Hopkins University
by Coronavirus Resource Center
Map of confirmed cases by County,Region,Sovereignty
Live Oak Bank
by Editor
Helping Small Businesses in the US navigate the SBA disaster loans being made available in response to the COVID 19 crisis.
Live Science
by Rachael Rettner
Could we defeat COVID 19 in 10 weeks, rather than letting the pandemic beleaguer us for 18 months?
by Editor
Experiments with toy SIR models
by Tomas Pueyo
Strong coronavirus measures today should only last a few weeks, there shouldn't be a big peak of infections afterwards, and it can all be done for a reasonable cost to society, saving millions of lives along the way.
National Public Radio
by All Things Considered
As the COVID 19 pandemic intensifies, some communities will be better equipped to treat the sickest patients, specifically those requiring admission to intensive care units, than others.
Stacey On IoT
This week's guest is Steve Steinhubl, the director of digital medicine at the Scripps Research Translational Institute. We discuss the use of data and data privacy for those who want to understand those things before dedicating data to science. Enjoy the show.
Analytics Insight
by Priya Dialani
From the first detailed outbreak of coronavirus in China to the spread of it over the globe, Medtech organizations are turning out robots and drones to help battle it and offer types of services and care to those isolated or practicing social distancing.
The Washington Post
by Jon Swaine
In September 2018, the Trump administration received detailed plans for a new machine designed to churn out millions of protective respirator masks at high speed during a pandemic. But HHS did not proceed with making the machine.
by Kristin Musulin
The recently passed $2 trillion stimulus package, signed by President Trump on March 27, will provide aid to individuals, cities, health care providers and companies across a number of sectors as they grapple with the unprecedented impacts of the new coronavirus. Yet there's one industry that won't see a penny in funding, cleantech.
Cloud Wars
by Guest Author
After seeing the situation in his beloved Madrid and eager to help combat the COVID19 scourge, Jiri rebuilt his solution as a Smart Quarantine tool to help people avoid areas within cities with high incidences of COVID19 cases.
Fauquier NOW
by Editor
There's no playbook for this. There's no roadmap for this. We have a good crisis management plan. There's no chapter on pandemics.
Vision Systems Design
by Brian Sprowl
Firefighters will gain new levels of situational awareness thanks to aerial drone camera platforms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration establishes a new Unmanned Systems Operations Program, and drone flight permissions expand in Quebec, Canada.
EHS Today
by W. David Stephenson
We can't solve a 21st-century crisis with 20th-century thinking. Governor Cuomo's concept of a 'rolling deployment' of ventilators, the most critical and least available COVID 19 response tool, is just the kind of bold step needed, but impossible with conventional top-down administrative procedures.
Healthcare IT News
by Bill Siwicki
Three medical device experts from Capsule Technologies, First Databank and Pivot Point Consulting give CIOs, CMIOs, CMOs, CISOs and others some best practices for Internet of Things security and safety.
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