Tagged: contact tracing

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Response to COVID-19: CDC Activities and Initiatives

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report summarizing relevant initiatives, activities, and tools in support of the Whole-of-Government response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). CDC continues to prioritize monitoring the spread and intensity of the pandemic, followed by conducting research to understand the severity and spectrum...

Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan Released

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the nation, the Department of Heath and Human Services has released Health Departments: Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan (the Plan). Its intended purpose is to assist state and local governments in developing case investigation and contact...

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Ethics of COVID-19 Response and the Way Forward

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University seeks to connect public health expertise to economic, legal, philosophical/ethics expertise. As such, the Center provides teaching and research about pressing ethical issues surrounding the global outbreak of COVID-19. In response to the pandemic, the Center established the COVID-19 Response...