What Is Contact Tracing, and How Can It Fight Pandemics?

In conversation with experts in the field, How-To Geek explores various aspects of contract tracing and its impact on managing infectious diseases. Daniel Piekarz, SVP Healthcare and Life Sciences at DataArt, shares his thoughts on the concept, its uses, and its effectiveness.

«Contact tracing is done for infections that exhibit both significant health risks and a high degree of infectiousness,’ said Daniel Piekarz Sr., vice president of life sciences and healthcare at DataArt.
«Contact tracing has been used for many deadly diseases, like HIV/AIDS, SARS, tuberculosis, Ebola, measles, smallpox, and many others.»

«Contact tracing is done for infections that exhibit both significant health risks and a high degree of infectiousness,’ said Daniel Piekarz Sr., vice president of life sciences and healthcare at DataArt . «Contact tracing has been used for many deadly diseases, like HIV/AIDS, SARS, tuberculosis, Ebola, measles, smallpox, and many others.»

«False positives are likely,’ said Piekarz. ‘What if you were standing next to a restaurant window, close enough for the contact tracing app to detect the cell phones inside the restaurant? And what is the probability of getting infected by someone who was six feet away from you for two minutes?»

Original article can be found here.

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