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Huda Mohamed, a student at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., has an immunodeficiency. She decided to take extra precautions by using Virginia's COVIDWISE app, which alerts users who may have been exposed to the coronavirus. Such apps are only available in a few states. Eman Mohammed for NPR hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

A Tech Powerhouse, U.S. Lags In Using Smartphones For Contact Tracing

Google and Apple teamed up on using smartphones to track coronavirus infections. But the systems are only available in a few states, where they're being used by a tiny percentage of the population.

Huda Mohamed, a student at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., has an immunodeficiency. She decided to take extra precautions by using Virginia's COVIDWISE app, which alerts users who may have been exposed to the coronavirus. Such apps are only available in a few states. Eman Mohammed for NPR hide caption

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A Tech Powerhouse, U.S. Lags In Using Smartphones For Contact Tracing

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Archbishop Franzo King who, with his wife Marina, co-founded the St. John Will-I-Am Coltrane African Orthodox Church, in a portrait shot in Jan. 2020. Colin Marshall/NPR hide caption

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Five Decades On, An Eclectic Church Preaches The Message Of John Coltrane

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