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Science & Tech Spotlight: Contact Tracing Apps   [open pdf - 424KB]

From the Document: "Contact tracing can help reduce transmission rates for infectious diseases like COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] by identifying and notifying people who may have been exposed. Contact tracing apps [applications], notably those using proximity tracing, could expedite such efforts. However, there are challenges, including accuracy, adoption rates, and privacy concerns."

Report Number:
GAO-20-666SP
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Date:
2020-07
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Public Domain
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Government Accountability Office: https://www.gao.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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