Is Contact Tracing Hopeless in the United States?

How to do contact tracing when someone’s contacts may be thousands of strangers

If you look at the countries that successfully flattened the curve and are working on reopening — like South Korea and New Zealand — they all have something in common: contact tracing.



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Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that