Tuesday 10 March 2020

*UKHotViewsExtra* Using AI to fight COVID-19

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2: NIAID-RMLWhen a new kind of coronavirus started to emerge from the Wuhan, China in late 2019, amongst the first to notice was Canadian firm BlueDot. The company is one of a number that combine large datasets with artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to automate infectious disease surveillance, helping medical experts recognise anomalies that may indicate emerging epidemics. BlueDot is now using natural language processing (NLP), medical data, media reports and airline passenger data to track, locate and conceptualise the spread of the disease. However, it is far from the only organisation looking to utilise AI to help better understand and respond to the threat of COVID-19.

UKHotViewsPremium logoIn this UKHotViewsExtra article we take a closer look at the role AI is playing in the fight against COVID-19 from  prevention, detection, response to disease outbreaks, diagnosis and treatment. 

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Posted by Dale Peters at '10:08'