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Tracking Cell Phone Locations of COVID-19 Positive Test Cases
We have to get smart about tracking COVID-19 infections and treating them. We cannot continue to let the economy spiral out of control and stop practicing religion as the government has mandated across the USA. The world’s 3 billion-plus smartphones emit the kind of data that health authorities need to control the pandemic. Let's start using the geolocation data where infected individuals are, where they’ve been, who they have talked to, and the surfaces that they have touched. We need to give up our civil liberties and start applying big data analysis and Machine Learning techniques to save humanity. For more read this Wired article which explores The Value and Ethics of Using Phone Data to Monitor Covid-19.