Using Contact Tracing to Control Pandemics

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Using Contact Tracing to Control Pandemics

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Posted July 25, 2019 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies


Using Contact Tracing to Control Pandemics

People’s increased mobility, facilitated by air travel, has resulted in the increased spread of contagion across geopolitical boundaries. A growing awareness that bioterrorism agents could spread in the same way has raised the level of concern even more. Many practitioners and researchers agree that contact tracing, which is the identification and locating of people who may have been in contact with an infected person, represents an important factor in mitigating the spread of a pandemic.