Tag: Coronavirus

Nextgov: Federal Experts’ Tips for Effectively Managing Remote Teams

"The spread of the coronavirus means federal employees might see at least some telework time over the coming weeks and months. For agencies where...

Federal News Network Podcast: Contractors already moving to lessen the blow...

"Remember the H1N1 virus? How about Ebola? Now that the coronavirus is the big scare du jour, federal contractors are reworking some time-proven plans...

GCN: 4 ways government can use AI to track coronavirus

"As of March 10, 2020, 467 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United...

FCW: CDC: Data modernization would have improved coronavirus detection, tracking

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials urged lawmakers today to fund an existing data modernization initiative that they say would have led to...

HHS Secretary Azar on tracking the coronavirus: ‘CDC actively working to...

“Alex Azar, the secretary of Health and Human Services, said at a White House press briefing on Monday that there's no way yet for...

MITRE: White Paper—Stopping COVID-19: Short-Term Actions for Long-Term Impact

"Coronavirus infections in the United States are doubling faster than other nations, according to a white paper authored by a group including MITRE’s infectious...

FCW: OPM presses agencies to prep for telework in updated COVID-19...

“The Office of Personnel Management is urging federal agencies to be prepared to offer telework to more employees amid the rapidly spreading coronavirus. OPM...

FCW: Contractors and COVID-19

"From contract meetings to personnel needs, federal and commercial contracting officials are exploring ways to work around the limitations imposed by the spreading COVID-19...

Associated Press: Amid virus crisis, officials announce health care tech rules

"With coronavirus topping Americans’ concerns, senior Trump administration officials tried to switch subjects Monday by announcing final rules aimed at delivering on the unfulfilled...

Nextgov: NIH Uses Urgent Award Vehicle for the First Time to...

"As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, the National Institutes of Health are working to develop vaccines and early detection technologies to stem the...