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Life As a Covid-19 Contact Tracer: Sleuthing, Stress, And Veering Off-Script-STAT, 5/18

All Maddie Bender knew when she called the New Haven, Conn., family was that a child had tested positive for Covid-19. Anyone who lived with the child was at risk of catching the new virus, and Bender needed to find out if they had symptoms, if new cases were taking root. What she learned was that public health work during a pandemic is four parts shoe leather and intuition, one part empathy. STAT, 05/18/2020

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