The spread of the corona virus itself? In order to answer this question is to be found and, consequently, steps can be taken that the COVID-a 19-a pandemic may be cut – grabbing countries around the world for ways to get people using their smartphones to follow. An overview of how countries in different ways.
Europe: belgium, france, Germany, and Austria, and combine the location data < / p> In Italy, Germany, Austria, parts of companies, location information with local public health authorities. It’s going to be anonymous, and pooled the data. In this way, the authorities of large numbers of people, and their movements are followed in the areas where the corona virus is present.

the European Union’s strict privacy laws. The European data protection board (EDPB), which provides guidelines for national privacytoezichthouders up, released Friday, is a statement about the corona virus, from.

the following is the ADDITION that the countries are in the collection of the location information, the law should be observed. If it is not possible to make the data anonymous to the gathering, member countries, within the framework of public safety as to demand location information from the gathering. According to the committee to have a less intrusive measures are to be preferred.

China, Taiwan, and South Korea: a rigorous approach to Asia

the measures proposed in The three European countries are less significant than those in countries like China, Taiwan, and South Korea.

In Taiwan smartphonesignalen continuously in order to check whether people are staying at home. The statement warned that the authorities will, within a quarter of an hour on the doorstep, as it appears that people have in their home and leaving their phone is turned off.

South Korea is, after China, as far as is known, the worst-affected country in east Asia, it collects the gps information from the smartphone to the movements of the monitors. Those who test positive will be quarantined, and an app to keep an eye on a hospital bed to be released.

In China, where the virus is at the end of 2019 at the latest, for the first time appeared in the city of Wuhan, a way for people to get to them on the basis of the data of a color code – green, – yellow or red – and- assign-to give, what their health status is. The app will collect, inter alia, location information, and a personal number, and to communicate this to the Chinese police, according to a analysis by The New York Times.
Singapore: a Voluntary app that records you in the near
Singapore has an app that is registered to if any one in the area has been used. The app is linked to a telephone number, and send bluetoothsignalen to look for other smart phones, where the app is installed. You exchanged numbers, will be encrypted on the smartphone of the user is stored.

for example, If a user enters the data and sends it to the Singapore’s ministry of Health, the government is in contact with a person who’s paths crossed with an infected person, and warn them. The use of the app will be on a voluntary basis.

hong Kong: the App checks whether or not inreizende people are in quarantine, keep,

as of Friday, everyone who is at the international airport in hong Kong, it arrives with a wrist strap. It should be compulsory two weeks in quarantine. Using a QR code, it is the leather strap attached to a smartphone, enabling the authorities to the measures that can be enforced.

last Friday, hong Kong’s well-known that there are about six thousand wristbands were handed out, however, that four thousand copies had not yet been activated. In the special Chinese region, it also put different resources in order to check if they are in the quarantine requirement is to keep. Thus, they may be at any time in their fixed-line phones to receive calls.

See also: have a Look at this map of the world, the number of confirmed infection for each country

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The corona virus, in short, The corona virus is spread mainly through feedback and hoestdruppeltjes. The virus can be directly from person to person may be transferred for a limited period of time), via surfaces such as door handles. An infected person is infecting on average two to three other people. The precautions that are necessary in order for this to be cancelled. The vast majority of patients have mild (flu-like) symptoms. Almost all the deaths involve the elderly or other vulnerable people, such as cardiovascular, pulmonary or diabetic patients. If anyone have the measures of compliance, while reducing their risks. Read here to find out what precautions you should take.