Hospitals are deploying tablets and smartphones to protect staff, preserve protective equipment, and help patients connect with loved ones.
The search giant is disclosing trends in visits to broad categories of places, as a tool for public health officials.
Jevin West and Carl Bergstrom are policing Twitter feeds, Medium posts, and other sources of bad data and misleading charts.
Google says Coronavirus has become its biggest search topic by a country mile this year, and to continue its efforts to harness that attention in the best possible way, late on Friday the company launched a new information portal dedicated to the pandemic as well...
More than 2,000 papers have been published about the virus since December. It will take some smart algorithms to mine insights from them.
Prestige Ameritech typically makes 250,000 masks a day. Now it’s manufacturing 1 million daily, and turning away orders for 100 million more.
China and South Korea used smartphone apps to monitor people with the disease. But Americans have different views of privacy and data collection.
“Virtual visits” can be an effective way to decide who needs to be tested for Covid-19. But remote doctors can’t diagnose or treat illness.
Ian Bremmer, founder of the risk consultancy Eurasia Group, says popularism, nationalism, and distrust are feeding the spread of disease.