Corona warning app on strike, Spahn is silent – DIGITAL TELEVISION

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The German Foundation for Patient Protection has asked Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) to clarify what is wrong with the allegations surrounding the problems with the Corona Warning app.


The app was an important building block to keep the corona virus in check, said board member Eugen Brysch on Saturday of the German press agency. “Now the contact check on more and more smartphones should only work incompletely. That worries over 15 million users. “And further:” However, the Federal Minister of Health ensures maximum irritation. His silence is unacceptable. ”Confidence in the correct function is the key to the success of the Corona warning app.

More than a month after the start of the Corona warning app, further technical problems with its use had become known on Friday. According to research by tagesschau.de, the contact check only works poorly on many iPhones. The ARD web portal reported on Friday evening that users were sometimes not informed via the app for weeks about whether they had contact with infected people or not. The “Bild” newspaper had previously reported similar problems with millions of Android devices.



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