contact tracing

MAKOM and JNF find creative ways to help communities fight COVID

“There has been great cooperation... It connects us to our roots. The older members of the community are the roots, we are just the branches, but they are the roots.”

An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland December 5, 2018

Google says 20 US states, territories 'exploring' contact tracing apps

The technology enables app users to track encounters with other people through Bluetooth signals and anonymously notify contacts if they later become infected with the virus.

By REUTERS
31/07/2020
Border Police go about coronavirus inspections in Mea Shearim, a haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem.

Did haredi MKs block lockdown lifting to prevent Shabbat desecration?

"Regardless of coronavirus, Shabbat has protected us as we have protected it throughout all of the generations."

3D medical animation still shot showing the structure of a coronavirus

New contact-tracing app to notifying users of coronavirus diagnoses

A spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the app was "obviously a key part of the surveillance program going forward," and that the government would set out more details when it could.

By REUTERS
31/07/2020
The Private Kit mobile app, which aims to help authorities with contact tracing efforts to curb the

Israeli contact tracing app raises privacy concerns in US

“The data is basically public. So not even the government owns it."

By ROHAMA BRUK / THE MEDIA LINE
31/07/2020
Ronni Gamzu visits the Home Front Command on July 29, 2020

IDF to begin contact tracing on Tuesday

“The IDF’s involvement is very important because it is a system that can work quickly,” said coronavirus commissioner Ronni Gamzu.

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein meets with Sourasky Medical Center CEO Ronni Gamzu on July 20, 2020

Corona ‘czar’ Gamzu to present strategic plan by Tuesday

IDF to play ‘significant role’ in contact tracing • Death toll continues to rise

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