Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Tracing

Contact tracing, temperature checks and masks: airline industry outlines new norms

An employee of Japan Airlines (JAL), wearing protective mask following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), scans the temperature to a passenger at the almost empty Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan, March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

May 13 (Reuters) - The plan laid out by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airports Council International to reassure governments it is safe for the public to fly includes contact tracing, temperature screening, social distancing, extra cleaning and wearing masks. “Successfully restarting air passenger travel while restoring confidence in the safety of air travel are vital pre-requisites to ...

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Coronavirus: Singapore develops smartphone app for efficient contact tracing

Keeping a safe space around individuals is especially important for vulnerable segments of the population, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Singapore, March 20 (TheStraitsTimes) - A contact-tracing smartphone app has been launched to allow the local authorities to quickly track people who have been exposed to confirmed coronavirus cases. Dubbed TraceTogether, the app is able to identify people who have been in close proximity - within 2m for at least 30 minutes - to coronavirus patients using wireless Bluetooth technology, said its ...

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