Verily's COVID-19 Screening Website Leaves Privacy Questions Unanswered

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GENNIE GEBHART

One week after Alphabet’s Verily launched its COVID-19 screening website, several unanswered questions remain about how exactly the project will collect, use, and retain people’s medical information.

Verily, a healthcare data subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, has until now operated its Project Baseline as a way to connect potential participants with clinical research. Now, after a confused roll-out, Verily’s Baseline COVID-19 Pilot Program screening and testing website allows users to ...

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