Contact fined $160,000 for system failure affecting Huka Falls

Navigation for News Categories Contact Energy Limited has been convicted and fined $162,500 over a major incident at its Wairakei geothermal field, impacting on the Huka Falls and Waikato River in February 2019. Contact Energy’s geothermal field in Wairakei. Photo: 123RF Judge David Kirkpatrick released his sentence for the company’s unlawful discharge of geothermal fluid…Continue Reading

New Contact Tracing Apps Stir Hope for Virus Fighters in US States

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – A new wave of mobile apps that help track exposure to the coronavirus is coming to U.S. states ahead of the holidays as public health officials bet that recently introduced features from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google will significantly boost adoption and impact. Colorado, Maryland and District of Columbia launched…Continue Reading

Latest News Contact Tracing: A Key Way to Stagnate COVID-19

Contact tracing is looked upon as the bridge between lockdown and the COVID-19 vaccine, allowing the Namibian government to identify clusters of infections and, to stop people from passing on the virus. Without an effective system, health researchers have warned that public places, such as recreation zones, are not able to safely reopen and continue…Continue Reading

New York To Require Contact Info From Air Travelers From States That Must Quarantine

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A flaw in contact tracing has emerged – people aren’t answering the phone

Coronavirus contact tracing isn’t going as well as it should, at a time when the number of cases is surging to a frightening degree in many places around the country. That’s according to White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci, who offered at least one reason Friday for the current shortcomings related to coronavirus contact…Continue Reading