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Corona in figures

The online version of the Austrian newspaper derStandard shares the current Corona figures day by day: https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000115810293/aktuelle-zahlen-zum-coronavirus

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Interview Science communication

Scientists and facts

In the following interview with the German newspaper ‘Süddeutsche Zeitung’ virologist Christian Drosten talks about his (new) role as an expert in times of Corona. Some of his statements are quite remarkable from an STS perspective. Unfortunately the inerview is in German: https://www.sueddeutsche.de/gesundheit/christian-drosten-corona-krise-coronavirus-virologen-1.4887512

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Newsletter Science communication Website

Universities and their distributed expertise

The following screenshot shows a newsletter sent by the University of Vienna (in German). It highlights the high competence of researchers of the university and their distributed expertise in various areas affected by the coronavirus: The newsletter links to the following (also German) dossier on their website: https://medienportal.univie.ac.at/uniview/dossiers/dossiers-list/kategorie/1216/

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Edward Snowden on data privacy in times of Corona

In the following interview Edward Snowden describes why we also have to think about the future and how our current decisions influence it. He emphasises the gap between the presumed effects of certain measures (tracking all location data) and its actual effects. One of the strongest statements he makes is: The funniest part about it, […]

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Biohacking in times of Corona

Sociologist Morgan Meyer writes about the rise of biohacking practices in times of Corona: https://sagepus.blogspot.com/2020/03/biohackers-tackle-coronavirus.html

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Communication in times of crisis

This (German) news paper article deals with the question of why politics are communication the measures against the Corona virus only in such small dosis: https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000115816921/krisenkommunikation-darum-scheibchenweise

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Science communication Tweet

Corona and expertise

I think the following tweet can be seen as a form of science communication. It is maybe more a form of ‘inner’ science communication, where one political scientist makes clear who experts are on the topic of Corona and who should not say something about it: (Screenshot Backup of Tweet:)

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Corona and data privacy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a global acting NGO that is interested in data privacy and data protection. In the following post on their website they discuss the restrictions to civil liberty rights due to the Corona virus. They agree with these measures in this specificand challenging moment in time, BUT they also point […]

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Research practices in times of Corona

In the following post in the online edition of ‘Science’ the author talks about the ‘new culture of science’ that is used to tackle the Corona virus: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/completely-new-culture-doing-research-coronavirus-outbreak-changes-how-scientists (Backup of article:)