Information transparency helps in epidemic control – EJ Insight

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Five years ago, billionaire Bill Gates warned that the world’s biggest disaster would not be a nuclear war but a global pandemic from a highly contagious virus.

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Preparing for the next outbreak – Harbour Times 2020-02-21

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The number of newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 (previously called Novel Coronavirus or Wuhan pneumonia) worldwide surged to 15,200 on 12 February, and since then the rate of new cases, especially outside China, appears to be decelerating. 繼續閱讀

地圖看疫情 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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今年1月下旬,源自湖北武漢的新型冠狀病毒肺炎(又稱武漢肺炎)病例急增,情況日趨嚴峻。而港人對17年前的沙士(SARS)疫情仍然心有餘悸。記得當年筆者和同事不眠不休,創製了全球首個「沙士地圖」,後來獲港府和世界衞生組織相繼採用。今天,隨着大眾對傳染病的認知增加,網上出現了不同的新型肺炎地圖,各有千秋。 繼續閱讀