The Debate

The road to deconfinement: Should mobile phones track Covid-19 carriers?

THE DEBATE
THE DEBATE © FRANCE 24

When will it be safe to end the lockdown in countries hardest hit by the Covid-19 outbreak? Public opinion in Europe strongly favours a mobile phone app to ensure social distancing. Does a victory for public health necessarily spell defeat for privacy rights? Oxford University behavioural economist Séverine Toussaert and Fabrice Epelboin, co-founder of cybersecurity consultants Yogosha, speak with François Picard.