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Computer scientists at Toronto's Peter Munk Cardiac Centre have developed an app that can track how COVID-19 is mutating as it spreads from person-to-person, allowing for the potential to predict outbreaks and even design vaccines.
A new report from the British Medical Association says racism could be partly to blame for the deadly impact of COVID-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. The report calls for more detailed data collection, culturally targeted education campaigns and better occupational risk assessments.
A third tech company has said it will stop selling facial recognition software to police forces because it fails to accurately recognize Black faces, especially those of Black women. Canadian police forces are also backing away.