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Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons to miss All-Star Game over contact tracing

Health Sports Loading the player… Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have been ruled out of Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta because of a coronavirus contact tracing issue, the league announced about eight hours before tipoff. Embiid and Simmons are in Atlanta, though it was not immediately clear if they would have to remain… Read More »

U.S. health officials struggled to get public to cooperate with coronavirus contact tracing, new CDC study says

The Care19 mobile app, which the governors of North Dakota and South Dakota have asked residents to download to assist in contact tracing during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen on a phone, April 24, 2020. Dave Paresh | Reuters Despite “aggressive” efforts to ramp up contact tracing, health departments are… Read More »