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PETER GRIFFIN: Tracing tech still running to catch up

Peter Griffin
Wed, 12 Aug 2020

Peter Griffin
Wed, 12 Aug 2020
We should have gone back into our state of covid-19 lockdown with an effective digital contact tracing technology in place.Everyone agrees on that. With an automated contact tracing system in place and enough buy-in from the public to get it onto say, a third of all smartphones in the country, health officials would now be looking at a screen full of those individuals who came into contact with the covid-19 infected.It could immediately alert them, improving the chances of limiting the spread of the virus, making the prospect of returning to va...

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