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Contact tracing: China's health code offers some lessons

As debates weigh public safety against privacy, the discussion can draw on China's experience in balancing accuracy of contact tracing with privacy protection.

Singapore has rolled out various digital platforms and solutions in response to the pandemic, of which TraceTogether is a key tool.

EVEN as the still-evolving Covid-19 situation looks to have peaked in many parts of the world, contact tracing remains crucially important to prevent further outbreaks by tracking and stopping the chains of transmission.

The debates mostly surround the balance between public safety and...

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