Tracing the Path Of COVID-19 In Hawaii -- 1 Name At A Time

In Hawaii, an understaffed health department is struggling to keep up with the number of new COVID-19 infections, but they are doing what they can with a method known as contact tracing, in which disease detectives track and monitor the interactions and movements of known infected people. About 70 people in the health department, half of whom are volunteers, make phone calls all day long to infected patients and everyone they have come in contact with. The health department hopes to scale up as soon as possible.

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