Coronavirus

State Department Harnesses Data to Help Bring Americans Home Safely During the Pandemic

The agency turned to data-focused teams and products to help decision-makers prioritize options.

CISA Official Sidesteps Controversy over Trump’s Voting Fraud Claims

The official said the agency is focused on protecting the voting infrastructure, not the president’s claims about mail-in voting fraud. 

Bill Would Force Government to Study Telehealth Use During Pandemic

The Health and Human Services Department would collect data nationwide to determine how telehealth fared during COVID-19.

An Urgent Time for a Year Off Campus

College students have a chance to serve their country. Bring on the CoronaCorps.

Critical Update: National Labs Pivoted to Help Fight COVID-19. Here's How.

Federal insiders offer a glimpse of how the global health care crisis sparked a new wave of multi-sector collaboration.

Federal CIO Suzette Kent on Tools and Techniques for the New Way of Work

Federal agencies were modernizing their information technology systems and business processes at varying rates. Then came the pandemic.

CMS Produces ‘Employee Roll Call Bot’ to Account for Workforce Amid Telework

Teleworking can make it tough for agencies to keep a pulse on their personnel, but bots can help.

The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Boosting the Big Tech Transformation to Warp Speed

Big tech companies have not hesitated to make the most of the crisis.

3 Ways Your Pets Feel the COVID-19 Anxiety, Too

Pets could be feeling secondhand anxiety from their owners.

So, What Can We Do Now?

A guide to staying safe this summer

Government Innovation in a Global Pandemic

In the crunch of a crisis, federal agencies unleashed bots, artificial intelligence, 3D printers and supercomputers to flatten the COVID-19 curve.

As Virus Keeps Kids From Schools, New Figures Show Millions Lack Home Internet

Meanwhile, a California education official this week said it would take at least $500 million to get students there the computers and internet access they need, and asked the private sector to help.

The Coming Setback for Women in the Workplace

Countries across Europe are setting out schedules for reopening businesses, yet schools remain closed. How will that work?

DHS Creates Tool to Predict How Long SARS-CoV-2 Lives on Surfaces 

Thousands of users accessed the new calculator on its initial day of launch.

Survey: Americans Trust Big Tech Over Government in Contact Tracing

More than 75% of Americans feel their privacy is at risk due to measures being taken to combat COVID-19.