JAMA Network Open suggests that COVID-19 contact tracing efforts have had little effect on preventing transmission and protecting population health, mainly because of inadequate interview data. Researchers studied more than 74,000 cases from health departments and an Indian Health Service unit and found that two-thirds of COVID-19 patients weren't reached for an interview or didn't provide adequate information about people with whom they'd had contact."/> JAMA Network Open suggests that COVID-19 contact tracing efforts have had little effect on preventing transmission and protecting population health, mainly because of inadequate interview data. Researchers studied more than 74,000 cases from health departments and an Indian Health Service unit and found that two-thirds of COVID-19 patients weren't reached for an interview or didn't provide adequate information about people with whom they'd had contact."/> Contact tracing mostly ineffective against COVID-19

Contact tracing mostly ineffective against COVID-19

2021-06-11

A study published in JAMA Network Open suggests that COVID-19 contact tracing efforts have had little effect on preventing transmission and protecting population health, mainly because of inadequate interview data. Researchers studied more than 74,000 cases from health departments and an Indian Health Service unit and found that two-thirds of COVID-19 patients weren't reached for an interview or didn't provide adequate information about people with whom they'd had contact.

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