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Title:Use of apps in the COVID-19 response and the loss of privacy protection
Author(s):Sharma, Tanusree; Bashir, Masooda
Subject(s):Mobile apps, COVID-19, Public Health, Developing world
Abstract:Mobile apps provide a convenient source of tracking and data collection to fight against the spread of COVID-19. We report our analysis of 50 COVID-19-related apps, including their use and their access to personally identifiable information, to ensure that the right to privacy and civil liberties are protected.
Issue Date:2020-05-26
Publisher:Nature Medicine
Citation Info:Sharma, T., Bashir, M. Use of apps in the COVID-19 response and the loss of privacy protection. Nat Med (2020).
Series/Report:ISSN 1546-170X
Genre:Article
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/107187
DOI:10.1038/s41591-020-0928-y
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-020-0928-y
Date Available in IDEALS:2020-05-29


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