WHO is working on an app with coronavirus information and, maybe, contact tracing

WHO is working on an app with coronavirus information and, maybe, contact tracing

If you’re still not sure what symptoms constitute COVID-19, the World Health Organization is making a mobile app for you.

Reuters reported Saturday that the WHO is developing an app that will guide users (particularly those in countries with limited resources) through symptoms to help them figure out if they have the disease caused by the coronavirus or not. It should be out sometime this month. Individual governments will be able to use the tech for their own apps, too.

It’s worth noting that this is not a replacement for a COVID-19 test. From the sound of it, the app will ask questions about your current condition and offer testing information based on your country. Read more…

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