On May 19, María Lahuerta, PhD, MPH, ICAP’s deputy director of strategic information, spoke to Spanish outlet Antena 3 about contact tracing to control the spread of COVID-19.

The epidemiologist, asked about the massive tests to control the coronavirus, is blunt: “The tests are important, but almost more important is, when we have a person diagnosed, locate their contacts so that they can be tested and isolate them . I think it is something that we do not have the capacity to do right now and that we have to reinforce, because it will be key to avoiding new outbreaks.”

Watch the full segment on the Antena 3 website (in Spanish)

Read the latest ICAP updates on COVID-19 here


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