WHO says apps can't replace 'boots-on-the-ground' in virus fight

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WHO says apps can't replace 'boots-on-the-ground' in virus fight

"Shoe-leather epidemiology" still important.

The World Health Organization has stressed that contact-tracing apps and other technology cannot replace old-fashioned "boots-on-the-ground" measures as many countries begin easing lockdowns imposed to curb the new coronavirus. "We are very, very keen to stress that IT tools do not replace the ...

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