Local Public Health Workers Report Hostile Threats And Fears About Contact Tracing

Posted by on June 3, 2020 11:01 am
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At the Salt Lake County Health Department, a woman teaches new contact tracers on May 19 how to identify potential new exposures after a person tests positive for the coronavirus.

Online misinformation is fueling a backlash in some places against coronavirus containment strategies such as contact tracing and isolation. Some health officials have even received violent threats.

(Image credit: Rick Bowmer/AP)

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