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Covid-19 has led to a worrisome uptick in the use of electronic ankle monitors

Covid-19 has led to a worrisome uptick in the use of electronic ankle monitors

As covid-19 began to spread earlier this year, it soon became clear that prisons and jails are particularly susceptible to outbreaks. In response, criminal justice systems around the world...
Winter will make the pandemic worse. Here’s what you need to know.

Winter will make the pandemic worse. Here’s what you need to know.

As we head into the Northern Hemisphere fall with covid-19 still raging in the US and a number of other parts of the world, two data points provide cause...
Trump just got a dose of Regeneron’s unapproved antibody drug for covid

Trump just got a dose of Regeneron’s unapproved antibody drug for covid

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, tested positive for covid-19 and within 24 hours had received an experimental, cutting-edge antibody treatment not available to other Americans. In...
How to plan your life during a pandemic

How to plan your life during a pandemic

The covid-19 pandemic shocked the world and generated high levels of economic, political, and social uncertainty. And for many people, the virus compounded the growing sense of uncertainty they...
Google Maps now shows you where covid-19 cases are spiking

Google Maps now shows you where covid-19 cases are spiking

The news: Google Maps has added a new feature that lets people see the number of covid-19 cases per 100,000 people for any given area, with a label indicating if...
Bogus theory says COVID-19 deaths with underlying conditions don't count

Bogus theory says COVID-19 deaths with underlying conditions don’t count

The CDC's weekly report on US COVID-19 deaths...
Podcast: COVID-19 is helping turn Brazil into a surveillance state

Podcast: COVID-19 is helping turn Brazil into a surveillance state

Leading discussions about the global rules to regulate digital privacy and surveillance is a somewhat unusual role for a developing country to play. But Brazil had been doing just...

Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes –...

Outschool, which started in 2015 as a platform for homeschooled students to bolster their extracurricular activities, has dramatically widened its customer base since the coronavirus pandemic began.The platform saw its...

FRSC impounds 8,345 vehicles for violating COVID-19 safety protocols in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, said it impounded 8,345 commercial buses for non-adherence to safety protocols against the spread of COVID-19 in Anambra State. The Sector Commander in...

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