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Covid-19 pandemic sparks race among Israeli app developers

It is estimated that some 70 technology companies in the "startup nation" are developing responses to the new virus

One app that has stood out so far is Hamagen, launched earlier last month. Using geolocation technology, the app informs users about any points of contact with known Covid-19 cases.


ONE app tells you if you've been in the vicinity of a coronavirus carrier and another aims to assess whether you have Covid-19 based on the sound of your voice.

In Israel, sometimes dubbed the "startup nation" with nearly 10 per cent of workers employed in hi-tech, the...

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