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So how do the coronavirus smartphone tracking apps actually work and should you download one to help?

By Kieren McCarthy 14 Apr 2020 at 18:04

In an effort to fend off the coronavirus while getting economies restarted, the world has hit on the same idea: a smartphone app that alerts people if they have been close to someone who has the virus. It may be the only effective solution to mass lockdowns; the virus is spreading “too fast to be contained by manual contact tracing, but could be controlled if this process was faster, more...

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