The healthcare sector is undoubtedly under the spotlight right now, as the world deals with the myriad challenges of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. One evolving area is the question of how different patient demographics experience the illness, and why certain groups seem much more at risk than others. Might they also respond very different to contrasting treatments and interventions?
Contact tracing might not have been a familiar term a few months ago, but it is certainly on the public’s lips now. It looks set to underpin the effort of every country’s efforts to get back to something approaching normal following lockdowns introduced in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.