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No excuse for countries to not do contact tracing: WHO


“If you can do contact tracing in those conditions, risking your life, doing contact tracing in a stable and peaceful place - should that even be an issue? I am just asking,” the DG said, adding that any country that says contact tracing is difficult is only making lame excuses.

Mumbai: Contact tracing during an epidemic is difficult, but there is no excuse for countries not to implement it because it is an essential in tracking the spread of a disease and bringing down transmission, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), said in response to a ...


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