In the June issue of Pacific Island Times, Jay Shedd, senior director of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service at IT&E, the largest wireless service and sales provider in Guam and the Marianas, discusses the possible use of contact tracing mobile phone apps to curb the spread of disease.
“As people resume their normal routines after government stay-at-home orders, contact tracing could play an important role in preventing another wave of infections and lockdowns. Digital contact tracing can help to automate and speed up the process to prevent the disease from spreading. Instead of blanket stay-at-home orders, only those who know they have had some contact would go into quarantine.”
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