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NHS Test and Trace data will be stored for two decades

NHS Test and Trace data will be stored for two decades

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

According to a privacy notice shared by the Public Health England , a UK government agency, the NHS will keep the personally identifiable data of people infected with...
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Drone deliveries soar in rural Scotland during coronavirus outbreak

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Isle of Mull among areas trialling use of unmanned aircrafts to distribute supplies Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Ten weeks on from the peak of...
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Communications firm moves to reassure north-east residents over 5G conspiracy fears

Communications firm moves to reassure north-east residents over 5G conspiracy fears

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

A telecommunications firm has moved to reassure north-east residents that new 5G technology will cause them no harm. 5G is the next generation of mobile broadband, and is...
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Google is working with health systems and tech firms to track coronavirus in every county using data from hospitals and cell phones

Google is working with health systems and tech firms to track coronavirus in every county using data from hospitals and cell phones

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Hospital chain HCA Healthcare and technology consulting firm SADA are launching an effort to track the novel coronavirus. Dubbed the National Response Portal, it was set up...
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Pooping for public health-coronavirus in sewage could warn of outbreaks

Pooping for public health-coronavirus in sewage could warn of outbreaks

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Around the country and the world, coronavirus lockdowns and stay-at-home orders are being lifted as the rate of new infections begins to slow. That shouldn't be...
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NHS will keep personal data of people with coronavirus for 20 years

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Information including name, date of birth and contact details are collected as part of UK test-and-trace programme Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage...
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Digital event: Confronting a Pandemic - Part 4

2 days ago   |   STAT

Editor's note: The livestream will be embedded below at 1 p.m. ET. The need to respond to the coronavirus pandemic is forcing technology-enabled change in health care at an...
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Matt Hancock bursts out laughing as he's accused of rushing test and trace launch

2 days ago   |   Metro

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The Health Secretary couldn't contain his laughter as he was...
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Screened Out review - screentime doc knows how to press your buttons

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Parents of locked-down kids might be advised to steer clear of this compulsive look at the smartphone and its ruinous effects With this enthusiastic, info-taining documentary...
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Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: a runner's best friend

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Practically every running stat, great battery life, offline Spotify and comprehensive health-tracking in a small and light sports watch The Forerunner 245 is Garmin's excellent...
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Government gives go ahead for elite sport to return behind closed doors

Government gives go ahead for elite sport to return behind closed doors

The return of the Premier League is scheduled for June 17 The Government has issued health and safety guidelines which will pave the way for elite sport to return behind... Read more ...

Official UK death toll rises to 38,376 after another 215 die

Official UK death toll rises to 38,376 after another 215 die

The number is a decrease on yesterday's figure of 324 The UK's official death toll from Covid-19 has risen to 38,376 after another 215 people died having contracted the... Read more ...

Groups of five can play sports together as more restrictions are relaxed

Groups of five can play sports together as more restrictions are relaxed

Five people can exercise together from Monday, the government has said People can play team sports from Monday as long as they keep two metres apart, the government has... Read more ...

Premier League to ignore club fears over injuries as fitness woes won't...

Premier League to ignore club fears over injuries as fitness woes won't affect June return

Premier League clubs have been told that depleted squads will not delay Project Restart. Read more ...

Brits may be given coronavirus risk scores as UK lockdown eases, scientist says

Brits may be given coronavirus risk scores as UK lockdown eases, scientist says

Factors such as age, gender, ethnicity and health conditions could be taken into account to determine what shielding measures are needed for individuals Read more ...

Arsenal star Lucas Torreira discusses his future and reveals ‘dream' to play...

Arsenal star Lucas Torreira discusses his future and reveals ‘dream' to play for Boca Juniors

The midfielder has supported the Argentine club since he was a kid Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has revealed that he would like to play for Boca Juniors while he is still... Read more ...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Simon Harris says number of people in hospital...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Simon Harris says number of people in hospital with virus continues to fall

THE NUMBER of people in Irish hospitals battling Covid-19 has fallen again, Health Minister Simon Harris announced. The Wicklow TD made the announcement as he wished all those... Read more ...

Coronavirus Catch Up: Scientists Warn Virus Spreading 'Too Fast' To Lift...

Coronavirus Catch Up: Scientists Warn Virus Spreading 'Too Fast' To Lift Lockdown

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Leading scientists advising the government on lockdown strategy have... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Donald Trump 'terminates' relationship with World Health...

Coronavirus: Donald Trump 'terminates' relationship with World Health Organisation

Donald Trump has announced that the US will be "terminating its relationship" with the World Health Organisation. Read more ...

Trump announces he's 'terminating' the US relationship with the World Health...

Trump announces he's 'terminating' the US relationship with the World Health Organization

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he's "terminating" the US's relationship with the World Health Organization. Trump claimed that China pressured the WHO to... Read more ...