As hundreds of thousands of people are “pinged” by the NHS track and trace app, how can employers cope with staff shortages?
Digital contact tracing apps can successfully contribute to the management of viral outbreaks. These apps can even be designed to protect privacy rights and to work across borders.
Download rates have been disappointing and people aren’t following self-isolation warnings.
Social media influencers could have an impact in promoting a test and trace service and changing young people’s attitudes towards COVID-19.
Contact tracing may be around for years, but it’s not going to work if privacy concerns are not addressed.