Bluetooth phone apps for tracking COVID-19 show modest early results

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Bluetooth phone apps for tracking COVID-19 show modest early results

But centralised, surveillance-based approaches often viewed as invasive and unacceptable.

When Singapore launched the first smartphone app of its kind last month to identify and alert people who had interacted with carriers of the novel coronavirus, the city-state of roughly 5.7 million people had 385 cases of infections. But even as cases in the country - which is in lockdown - have ...

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