Apple-Google Covid Contact App

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May 20 —  Apple and Google jointly announced their API specification for a contact tracing app for #Covid, Unlike numerous apps already developed by various governments, the Apple-Google notification API incorporates privacy by design. The API works on IoS and Android smart phones and is only available;e through apps developed for public health authorities.

Apps using the API will rely on Bluetooth wireless technology to detect when someone who downloaded a compliant app has spent time near another app user who later tests positive for the virus.