Digital vaccine credentials and exposure notification apps can be used to safely reopen social and economic activities and allow for more rapid and broader contact tracing. However, an official from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said the improper implementation of both technologies sparked concerns about privacy, effectiveness, interoperability, and equity that may limit their use and potential public health benefits.

Manassas City Public Schools in Virginia are using robots armed with sanitization technology, to lead their efforts to eliminate the spread of COVID-19 and protect students and staff throughout the 2021-2022 school year. The school system is partnering with UBTECH to deploy ADIBOT robots for the new school year.

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