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What we need is a Global Public-Health Data Strategy for Beating COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

Summary Inthe first 4 months of 2020, the United States alone has seen a death toll from COVID-19 of 60,000 people, which matches all American deaths suffered during 12 years of war in Vietnam. At the same time, annual US deaths from Cancer in 2020 alone are estimated to be over 600,000. While the cause of the COVID-19 […]

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Innovative Solutions Canada – Funding to Fight COVID-19

Open funding opportunities COVID-19 challenge – Low-cost sensor system for COVID-19 patient monitoring NRC is seeking a low cost system (unit cost <$25) that can continuously measure temperature, peripheral capillary oxygen saturation (SpO2), blood pressure (BP), pulse and respiration rates, and transmit this information wirelessly to a base station for COVID-19 patient monitoring in locales including ERs, general wards, […]

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Every Vaccine and Treatment in Development for COVID-19, So Far (Nick Routley, visualcapitalist.com)

Every Vaccine and Treatment in Development for COVID-19 As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to skyrocket, healthcare researchers around the world are working tirelessly to discover new life-saving medical innovations. The projects these companies are working on can be organized into three distinct groups: Diagnostics: Quickly and effectively detecting the disease in the first […]

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AI (Artificial Intelligence) Companies That Are Combating The COVID-19 Pandemic (Tom Taulli, Forbes)

AI (Artificial Intelligence) has a long history, going back to the 1950s when the computer industry started.  It’s interesting to note that much of the innovation came from government programs, not private industry. This was all about how to leverage technologies to fight the Cold War and put a man on the moon.  The impact of […]

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Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort (Sarah Wray, smartcitiesworld.net)

Seat Pleasant calls itself “the world’s first authentic small smart city” and has a high proportion of low-income and vulnerable people, making it an ideal launch location for the technology, which could be expanded nationally. The small community of Seat Pleasant in Maryland is the launch city for a telehealth system, which integrates with its […]

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Why AI might be the most effective weapon we have to fight COVID-19 (Ben Dickson, thenextweb.com)

If not the most deadly, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is one of the most contagious diseases to have hit our green planet in the past decades. In little over three months since the virus was first spotted in mainland China, it has spread to more than 90 countries, infected more than 185,000 people, and taken […]

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In a time of coronavirus, China’s investment in AI is paying off in a big way (Andy Chun, scmp.com)

In China, AI is being used to fight the virus on all fronts. With its ability to learn quickly, AI saves humans time in sequencing the genome of Sars-CoV-2, designing lab tests, analysing CAT scans and making new vaccines Artificial intelligence is typically presented in Hollywood movies as a human-hating robot in a doomsday scenario. […]

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Data Firms Offer Free Access for COVID-19 Research (George Leopold, datanami.com)

Where oh where in all that Big Data are the patterns and insights that might lead to a vaccine against the scourge of COVID-19? A growing list of data analytics vendors are assisting medical detectives in their search with what amounts to the open source release of proprietary data analytics software. Qumulo, the hybrid cloud […]

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Predictive to launch AI drug discovery platform for Covid-19 (pharmaceutical-technology.com)

Predictive Oncology has announced plans to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) technology platform for vaccine and drug development under an operating agreement with Soluble Therapeutics. The company is focussed on coronaviruses and acute respiratory syndromes, including Covid-19, MERS and SARS. Predictive Oncology also signed a letter of intent with InventaBioTech to buy Soluble Therapeutics, its […]