Professor Shekhar Interviewed on How Apps Can Help Track COVID-19

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April 9, 2020

McKnight Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Shashi Shekhar was recently interviewed by the Pioneer Press.

In the article, Smartphone apps could help trace spread of coronavirus - if we're ready to give up some privacy, Shekhar discussed how smartphone apps can help track and contain COVID-19. He shared how he sees cell phone digital “bread crumbs” as a more accurate alternative to manual contagious disease contract tracing—and a possible way to someday limit quarantines.

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