Governments around the world are deploying technological tools to manage the Covid-19 pandemic. Much of media and policy attention in India has focused on Aarogya Setu - an app for digital contact tracing. However, many of the other tech tools in use also deserve close scrutiny, as they raise similar concerns around privacy, accountability, inclusivity, and misuse. Beyond highlighting specific benefits and harms these tools pose for managing the Covid-19 pandemic, this review also serves as a glimpse into the rapidly evolving landscape of digital health in India.
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