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Why people don’t trust contact tracing apps, and what to do about it

So far, exposure notification apps haven’t prevented covid-19 from spreading. Experts suggest there’s still time for them to live up to their promise.
by Lindsay Muscato

The news: Digital contact tracing apps have faced a wide range of difficulties, but that doesn’t mean we should abandon the idea, according to the authors of a new essay in the journal Science. Instead, they argue, successful digital contact tracing needs to be ethical, trustworthy, locally rooted, and adaptive to new data on what works.

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