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Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app

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Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app

Virginia touts nation's first contact tracing app

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced the first contact tracing app for the novel coronavirus in the United States that uses new technology from Apple and Alphabet's Google.


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