Virus-Tracing Apps Are Rife With Problems. Governments Are Rushing to Fix Them.

In April, Norway released a smartphone app, Smittestopp or “stop infection,” that records users who come into close contact for more than 15 minutes and sends alerts if they have been exposed

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A Scramble for Virus Apps That Do No Harm

Faced with a growing coronavirus threat, the governor of North Dakota last month posed a question to a friend from his private-sector days. The friend, a software engineer, had once created a

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Why do female leaders seem to be more successful at managing the coronavirus crisis? | World news

On 1 April, the prime minister of Sint Maarten addressed her nation’s 41,500 people. Coronavirus cases were rising, and Silveria Jacobs knew the small island country, which welcomes 500,000 tourists a year,

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