Given the lack of evidence, the review warned making use of Covid-19 tracing apps mandatory would “likely fall foul of the human rights standards”.
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Join senior reporter Andrea Downey, editor Hannah Crouch, and editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma as we discuss the development of contact-tracing apps.
The app, developed by NHSX, is currently being trialled in the North of England. Digital Health News understands it is using Bluetooth to trace symptoms.
The companies will create contact tracing technology to enable the use of Bluetooth to help governments and health authorities track Covid-19.
Digital Health’s senior reporter, Andrea Downey, takes a look at the NHS Covid-19 app, what went wrong during development and updates since its launch.
The Covid-19 Government Response Tracker contains data from 73 countries and records the actions governments have taken in response to coronavirus.
Digital Health News will be bringing you a weekly round-up of the latest coronavirus news from the NHS and suppliers as the outbreak continues.