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Hong Kong startup's tracing app keeps coronavirus in check

Despite government assurances and overseas interest, privacy questions remain

This reporter had to wear a waterproof wristband, a key part of the Stay Home Safe monitoring system,  for two weeks. (Source photos by Ken Kobayashi and Kenji Kawase)

HONG KONG -- While the global battle against the novel coronavirus pandemic rages on, Hong Kong has managed to contain the outbreak with a mobile app that tracks people who enter the territory and returnees from abroad.

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