The nominating institution Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research on the breakthrough:
In February, SORMAS was extended by a module for the control of COVID-19. Since then, it supports international health authorities in risk assessment and disease control. SORMAS is already used in Ghana and Nigeria, and the governments of 8 other countries have also decided to use it. The software has been specially adapted to the needs of the health authorities and nationwide implementation.
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