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Behavioural science: digital contact tracing for Covid-19

04 June 2020

Exploring the practicalities and ramifications surrounding the use of an NHS contact tracing app to help lift the lockdown measures is a time-sensitive matter.

A large majority of the UK population will need to download and use the app, so its success depends on understanding and addressing specific barriers so that suitable features can be built into the design (e.g. ease of use, ability to opt out of certain features), and into related communications.

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