What We Know About Contact Tracing Apps

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Heard On The Morning Show
Contact tracing notes on a smartphone
A smartphone belonging to Drew Grande, 40, of Cranston, R.I., shows notes he made for contact tracing Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Steven Senne/AP Photo

Experts say tracing the spread of COVID-19 is key in the fight against the new coronavirus, but major security flaws have been found in some quarantine and tracing apps. A reporter fills us in on the tech issues and how companies and governments are trying to fix them.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Natasha Singer Guest

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