This Viewpoint compares manual and digital strategies for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) contact tracing, describes how countries in Asia and Europe have used smartphone tracking, and discusses privacy and discrimination concerns and strategies for balancing public health and civil liberties in the US.
Journal of the American Medical Association, published online May 27, 2020, E1-E2.
Scholarly Commons Citation
Cohen, I. Glenn; Gostin, Lawrence O.; and Weitzner, Daniel J., "Digital Smartphone Tracking for COVID-19: Public Health and Civil Liberties in Tension" (2020). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2278.