RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The phone beeps. An alert pops up: "You've been in contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus. Ask for testing and isolate yourself until you learn the result". A similar message may soon be circulating through Spanish smartphones.
European countries have become increasingly aware that an app that allows the tracking of cases will be a major tool to control the epidemic when the population is allowed to go out again.
Spain's Secretary of State for Artificial Intelligence announced on Monday its participation in a European project developed in Germany called PEPP (Pan . . .