Dr. Molini Patel, with the department’s Bureau of Medical Services, won one of this year’s individual awards for her work using data to track COVID-19 infections among the department’s workforce and flagging hotspots that faced the greatest need for vaccines once they became available. The award also recognized Patel’s work tracking air quality data at 80 U.S. diplomatic posts around the world.
One of the first texts to go out was a notification about Massachusetts’ Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program, or P-EBT, which provided food to children who would’ve ordinarily received free breakfasts and lunch at school - A story written by Benjamin Freed for State Scoop.
UAE passport enhanced its power to enter 159 countries without a prior visa, including 104 countries that can be entered without a visa and 55 countries where visas are obtained upon arrival or over the Internet.
The New York-based digital identity and biometrics firm states in a press release that it will help the DEO with identity verification and fraud detection to ensure minimal friction and cut down on losses from false claims.