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How humans influence the course of the pandemic

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Digital epidemiology can provide insight into how infectious diseases spread using natural experiments and wearable technologies. It's no wonder that it is experiencing a real boom during the Corona pandemic. In the interview, you get to see how digital epidemiology works and how everyone can get involved.

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Kyra Molinari
Editorial team

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COMPAMED Innovation Forum
Topic of the Month: Innovations against Covid-19
Interview: Digital epidemiology
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COMPAMED Innovation Forum 2021

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 02:00-05:00 h p.m., online

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The theme of this year's COMPAMED Innovation Forum is "Microfluidics for mobile diagnostics and the development and manufacture of drugs and vaccines".

The lectures will show the individual aspects and possibilities of microfluidic applications. Afterwards, users will discuss with developers. One focus will be the experiences from the pandemic: How can we respond faster and more effectively to challenges such the development of drugs and vaccines for Covid-19?

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Hygiene and disinfection: innovations against Covid-19

Topic of the Month

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When urgently needed products such as masks become scarce or conventional disinfection processes reach their limits, inventiveness is called for. And there is usually plenty of it in times of crisis. What innovations has the current corona pandemic already produced? How can they supplement or even replace existing products and processes?
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Hygiene and disinfection: innovations against Covid-19
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Coronavirus: "A pandemic is a behavioral phenomenon"


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At the virtual.MEDICA 2020 trade fair, Prof. Dirk Brockmann delivered the keynote address in the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM on digital epidemiology, which got a big boost thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. It can help us understand how human behavior influences the course of the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: "A pandemic is a behavioral phenomenon"
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