R&D agenda in Data Science for emergency response

A person with COVID-19 can spread the disease to others. Therefore, it is crucially important to identify and isolate infected persons immediately to stop disease spreading. Contact tracing is one of the critical tools available to effectively break the chain of transmission and control outbreaks.
Contact tracing is the process of identifying, assessing, and managing people who have been exposed to disease to prevent onward transmission. This process allows for the rapid identification of people who become symptomatic.