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Oxford students launch ‘Find My Pasta’ app to track food shortages amidst COVID-19

Yesterday, two Oxford undergraduates Julia Willemyns and Jack Solomon launched the free data-crowdsourcing iOS app “Find My Pasta” for reporting and tracking supermarket food shortages, The Blue reports. This is in response to the nationwide panic buying amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus home testing to be available within weeks

Public Health England’s (PHE) Professor Sharon Peacock has revealed that coronavirus home testing kits could be available at chemist shops and via Amazon as soon as next week. They will be made available to vulnerable people and the general public, according to the government, who have bought 3.5 million kits that are in the process Read More…

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Researchers at Oxford launch new tool tracking government measures against COVID-19

Academics at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government have unveiled a tool which tracks the strength of restrictions which governments around the world have implemented in response to the coronavirus. This tool is the first to systematically track worldwide government responses to the coronavirus pandemic. It is designed to help governments and the Read More…