ETSI unveils its Report comparing worldwide COVID-19 contact-tracing systems – a first step toward interoperabilityPosted by ETSI COMS TEAM 7938 Hits
ETSI unveils its Report comparing worldwide COVID-19 contact-tracing systems – a first step toward interoperability
Sophia Antipolis, 2 February 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched the planet’s health systems to their limits and tested the measures adopted to alleviate difficulties. Contact tracking or tracing to identify infected people has been one such example. However, contact tracing based on interviews with identified or suspected patients presents known weaknesses from previous pandemics. Turning to digital means in a world where global mobility is the rule was therefore of the essence.