15 September 2020

Going Viral – What’s the progress with contact tracing technologies?

COVID-19

Dr David Lim speaks with Associate Professor Alwen Tiu about contact tracing technologies.

In this episode:

– The COVIDSafe app does not replace manual contact tracing
– The issues with iPhone compatibility have now been addressed, the app has always worked well for Android
– It’s important to update the app to the latest version, health professionals should encourage their patients to use and update frequently

Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: A/Prof Alwen Tiu, Fellow, Logic and Computation group, College of Engineering & Computer Science, Australian National University
Producer: Dr Ramesh Manocha, GP
Total time: 36 mins

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