/ Modified jun 25, 2020 3:53 p.m.

Episode 238: Using a cell phone app to fight the spread of COVID-19

A new app may help when students return to campus this fall.

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Michele Vaughan

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Using a cell phone app to fight the spread of COVID-19

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Episode 238: University of Arizona researcher Joyce Schroder

Google and Apple have joined forces to develop an app to notify users they may have been in contact with someone who has the coronavirus, without collecting any personal information. University of Arizona researcher Joyce Schroder explains how the app could be developed in time for use on the U of A campus this fall.

Joyce Schroeder spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona.

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