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India: Health workers alarmed over 'black holes' in COVID-19 apps

India: Health workers alarmed over 'black holes' in COVID-19 apps

Harinder Kaur was not surprised when people slammed their doors in her face as she walked into neighbourhoods in the northern state of Punjab armed with a smartphone and a long list of health and travel-related questions. The 28-year-old health worker had been told to go door-to-door in villages in Patiala district and help populate the state's COVID-19 tracing app with "thousands of details" people were unwilling to share, from their digestive health to their mobile numbers.

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