coronavirus


African tech to locally tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

Author | Eduardo Bravo One of the most repeated phrases during the COVID-19 pandemic has been that coronavirus does not distinguish between borders. However, just because the coronavirus does not have borders, does not mean that it does not differentiate between governments. While some western countries minimized the danger and reacted ...
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Extreme hunger, another consequence of the new coronavirus

Author | Tania Alonso The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines three phases of food insecurity when measuring hunger in the world: mild, moderate and severe The first is experienced by people who are facing uncertainties regarding their ability to obtain food. The second, by ...
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California tests driverless taxis for contactless deliveries

Author | M. Martínez Euklidiadas Contactless technology emerged some years ago with the aim of making our lives easier, but it has gained momentum during a pandemic scenario in which we all are having to avoid touching objects. But its future goes beyond payments. Now that delivery companies are being advised ...
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Big data bursts onto the healthcare scene

Author | M. Martínez Euklidiadas There is an increasing amount of data regarding how SARS-CoV is transmitted, and contact with the T-zone of the face (eyes, nose and mouth) has proved to be one of the main forms of transmission. Without a vaccine, the only possible measure is social distancing, and ...

How cities are protecting elderly people from COVID-19

Author | M. Martinez @Euklidiadas Age is a risk factor for COVID-19. That is why cities are protecting the elderly, a task which is “everyone’s business”, according to the WHO. Until now, physical isolation has proved to be the most effective method of protection, although each city and each country has ...