Stephen Harwood comments on technology and contact tracing in the context of COVID-19

  • Stephen Harwood

Press/Media: Expert Comment


This is a commentary about contact tracing and the use of technology to enhance its capability in the context of COVID-19. It draws upon the message from World Health Organisation (WHO) that the backbone of any country’s response must be to isolate, test and treat every suspected case AND trace every contact. This commentary concludes that contact tracing must be part of a national holistic response to this pandemic.

Period19 May 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleTo be tracked or not to be tracked, that is the question
    Media name/outletlinkedin
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Producer/AuthorStephen Harwood
    PersonsStephen Harwood


  • Covid-19
  • Coronavirus