Mass Testing With Contact Tracing Compared to Test and Trace for the Effective Suppression of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom: Systematic Review

@article{Mbwogge2021MassTW,
  title={Mass Testing With Contact Tracing Compared to Test and Trace for the Effective Suppression of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom: Systematic Review},
  author={Mathew Mbwogge},
  journal={Jmirx Med},
  year={2021},
  volume={2}
}
  • M. Mbwogge
  • Published 12 April 2021
  • Medicine
  • Jmirx Med
Background Making testing available to everyone and tracing contacts might be the gold standard to control COVID-19. Many countries including the United Kingdom have relied on the symptom-based test and trace strategy in bringing the COVID-19 pandemic under control. The effectiveness of a test and trace strategy based on symptoms has been questionable and has failed to meet testing and tracing needs. This is further exacerbated by it not being delivered at the point of care, leading to rising… 
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