Apple announces COVID-19 screening app with CDC and White House


Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, at the 2019 DreamForce conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Nov. 19, 2019.

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Apple has developed a new website and app that will provide a screening tool for COVID-19 symptoms as well as up-to-date information from trusted sources about the coronavirus outbreak. 

The software was developed in partnership with the White House, Centers for Disease Control, and Coronavirus Task Force. 

The COVID-19 app is available on Apple’s App Store, and there is also a website that can be accessed from Windows or Android phones and computers. 

The software developed by Apple’s health team is designed to help people protect their health by accessing reliable resources from home. 

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