Contact Tracing a Key Way to Stagnate Covid-19 - WHO

Citing progress made in Namibia - which saw a recent spike in Covid-19 cases - the World Health Organisation has said that contact tracing is looked upon as the bridge between lockdown and the Covid-19 vaccine. Without an effective system, health researchers have warned that public places, such as recreation zones, are not able to safely reopen and continue general practice.

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One key to combating Covid-19 is "rapidly scaling up testing, isolating cases and meticulously tracking contacts” - Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa.“

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