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Colleges look to apps that screen for virus symptoms and trace contacts

Education Dive, Aug. 12, 2020

August 12, 2020

Colleges look to apps that screen for virus symptoms and trace contacts

At the University of California, Irvine, a team of researchers is hoping to put those concerns to rest by developing a web-based app that uses data the school already collects. … “It’s inherently privacy-protecting,” said Nalini Venkatasubramanian, a computer science professor at UC Irvine working on the project. “There is really no need to know who the individual is — it’s more about the space.”