COVID-19 Europe

Startups developing tech to combat COVID-19 urged to apply for fast-track EU funding (Natasha Lomas, TechCrunch)

The European Commission  put out a call Friday for startups and small businesses which are developing technologies that could help combat the COVID-19 outbreak to apply for fast-track EU funding. The push is related to a €164M pot of money that’s being made available for R&D via the European Innovation Council (EIC) — a European Union  funding vehicle which […]

COVID-19 Diagnostics

Computer Scientists Are Building Algorithms to Tackle COVID-19 (Dave Gershgorn, onezero.medium.com)

More than 125,000 people have been confirmed to have the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, around the world and the number is likely to drastically increase, according to health professionals. Computer scientists and machine learning researchers are tackling the pandemic the way they know how: compiling datasets and building algorithms to learn from them. There’s already a dataset of […]

COVID-19 Analysis

Israeli Nobel Laureate: Coronavirus spread is slowing (Donna Rachel Edmunds, Jpost.com)

Michael Levitt praised Israel for its preventative measures. He said most people are naturally immune, and that since the infection rate in China is slowing down, “the end of the pandemic is near.” By DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS   MARCH 16, 2020 16:22 Nobel prize laureate Michael Levitt(photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) The coronavirus epidemic is slowing down in China, and will […]

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Tableau – Access and analyze trusted COVID-19 (Coronavirus) global data

With the rapid spread of the COVID-19 respiratory illness around the world, data and facts are essential for public understanding and an organized response. To do our part, Tableau has launched a free resource page that includes relevant data visualizations about the spread of COVID-19 and the public health response. We have also added curated […]

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Interactive Splunk COVID-19 Dashboard (Doug Merritt, splunk.com)

Data junkies like me know that data is going to be essential to both containing the spread of the novel coronavirus and to finding an eventual vaccine. While the world is working together to stop the spread, improve treatment outcomes, and protect the most vulnerable populations, data will serve many purposes. It will help leaders […]

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Johns Hopkins Corona Virus Resource Center

Johns Hopkins experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19. This website is a resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives. https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html