Health and technology industry experts point to the growing reliance on artificial intelligence and data analytics to accelerate human response to threats like COVID-19.
"Big data and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies helped people spot first signs of the coronavirus in late 2019. Then these technologies helped track the spread of what would become known as COVID-19. Now they're helping scientists find a vaccine.
Even if these technologies are nascent and criticized for not addressing many basic human needs, there's a growing number of applications and examples of AI accelerating human response, especially to life-threatening outbreaks such as COVID-19..."
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