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2309, 2020

The app is not magic!

STAYAWAY COVID allows informing people who, over the previous 14 days, have been in close contact with someone infected with COVID-19. Only after the National Health Service confirms the infection will the user who tested positive for COVID-19 obtain a numeric code – which, after being inserted in the [...]

2309, 2020

Tracing, Not Tracking

Tracing means “searching for signs of a disease among a specific population”. STAYAWAY COVID is a contact tracing application for COVID-19 that supports public health professionals examining signs of COVID-19 among previous contacts of a person confirmed as positive for the virus by the National Health Service. In [...]

1709, 2020

Google and Apple “monthly update”

STAYAWAY COVID uses the “Exposure Notification” features provided by Google and Apple operating systems for contact tracing purposes. Moreover, the Android and iOS operating systems are responsible for exchanging the random identifiers between mobile phones, and for detecting which random identifiers were broadcast via the mobile phones over [...]

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