U.S. spent millions on COVID-19 contact tracing, but it did little to slow transmission, CDC study finds

(By Hannah Mitchell for Becker’s Hospital Review)

The U.S. launched COVID-19 contact tracing programs nationwide to slow the transmission of the virus, spending hundreds of millions of dollars. Yet the effort gave “suboptimal” results because only a third of infected residents were able to share their contact data, according to a June 3 study published in JAMA Network Open.  Continue reading the article here…


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