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San Francisco and Oakland Drop Covid-19 Screening Program Run by Google Sister Business Verily

San Francisco and Oakland Drop Covid-19 Screening Program Run by Google Sister Business Verily
A testing site in San Mateo County, California, on March 16.Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)San Francisco and Alameda counties have stopped using Verily, Google’s health-focused sister company, to test for the novel coronavirus, Kaiser Health News reported on Monday.Verily launched a pilot covid-19 testing program earlier this year and scored $55 million in contracts with…

A testing site in San Mateo County, California, on March 16.

A screening site in San Mateo County, California, on March 16.

In the letter, Schaaf and other authorities composed that Verily did not enable consultations to be made by phone and required users input their own details through its Project Baseline website, making it tough for” less tech-savvy users” or those without mobile phones or steady internet access to use.

Dr. Noha Aboelata, CEO of East Oakland center Roots Neighborhood Health Center, informed the site that she partnered with Verily to run a test website however asked it to leave after just 6 days.