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UK Health Secretary confirms testing of contact-tracing Covid-19 app

Tuesday 14 April 2020 | 11:24 CET | News
UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed a new NHS will soon be launched to help track the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), reports The Guardian.

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