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Why the UK/NHS contact tracing app failed

Computerworld | Jul 1, 2020

The UK and its national health service released its own app in an effort to trace potential coronavirus exposures and minimize the spread of the virus. Instead of using the API released by Apple and Google, the UK opted for a home-grown option that proved ineffective. Computerworld senior writer Charlotte Trueman joins Juliet to discuss how and why the UK contact tracing app failed, challenges and next steps. More on contact tracing-- Google and Apple release contact tracing app API: Contact tracing app could stop coronavirus (COVID-19) spread: Follow Juliet and Charlotte on Twitter-- Juliet: Charlotte:

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