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Contact tracing app could stop coronavirus spread

Computerworld | Apr 17, 2020

An accurate way to trace potential contacts of newly diagnosed coronavirus patients is widely seen as an important step in limiting the spread of the virus and eventually reopening businesses. There are two main approaches: self-reporting to a group that will call your potentially exposed contacts or using an app to alert anyone who has been within your general vicinity. Apple and Google are teaming up to develop an app just like that. Juliet discusses the differences between these two methods of contact tracing and how a potential app could keep your data private while keeping those whom you may have exposed to the virus safe.

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