Estimating the number of people affected, the United States is already the domestic employer of new coronavirus pneumonia patients in the world. According to CNN, Dr. Anthony Fauci, a longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, estimates that 100,000 to 200,000 people in the United States may die from new crown pneumonia.
As a respected authority on viral diseases, Fauci helped guide the US federal government’s response to the SARS, MERS, Ebola and now the new coronavirus. Fauci believes there can be millions of cases in the United States, but he also warns against relying on model estimates, highlighting the extreme risks posed by the virus.
If you want to control the epidemic well then it is essential to intensify surveillance and control infectious agents. According to US media reports, US officials are considering highlighting an app that can be targeted. But the push is not sharp because of its personal privacy involvement.
However, such a problem operating in the urban country of Singapore, but in a larger politically divided country like the United States, will cause further problems. This can lead to problems such as bad data disobedience and electoral bias. In fact, the more immediate issue is personal privacy.
An open letter from technologists, epidemiologists, and medical professionals called on Apple, Google, and gas mobile operating system vendors to provide an operating system that users can choose to join and get privacy protection.
This seems to work, these technology companies can launch such systems, but at the same time, it means that these companies need to establish a sound monitoring system, otherwise people will still wait and see.