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Calling Police Investigations ‘Contact Tracing’ Could Block Efforts to Stop Covid-19

Privacy fears may keep people from downloading proximity apps

People raise their hands and shout slogans as they protest at a makeshift memorial in honor of George Floyd, on June 2, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

After the May 25 murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer was recorded and streamed on Facebook, protests against police brutality erupted across the city.




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Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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