The state of US contact tracing: Is it working?

Posted on AllSides October 9th, 2020
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The White House’s struggle to get ahead of the coronavirus outbreak within its walls reflects a problem public health officials have felt for months as they’ve tried to help their communities fight the pandemic: The U.S. is not contact tracing as well as it could be.

Contact tracing, the practice of informing people who have been exposed to an infected person, is a key component of the test-trace-isolate strategy to keep case counts low.

There’s no national contact-tracing system in the U.S. The patchwork effort across the country, while...

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