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Jun 17, 2020

Can smartphones assist contact tracing, a public health tool critical to getting the pandemic under control? What’s known as “digital contact tracing” has been utilized in other countries, but there are privacy, policy, and equity issues to be worked out before a US launch. Bioethicist Dr. Jeffrey Kahn talks with Stephanie Desmon about the potential and pitfalls of this technology.