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Artificial Intelligence to help tackle scare

AI will tackle the virus by testing the patients

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AI to tackle the scare

What is the need are you focusing on?

App powered by artificial intelligence are helping people screen themselves for the novel coronavirus, reducing the pressure on healthcare institutions.

What is the best example of business adaption you’ve seen in response to COVID-19?

Abhi Bhatia, cofounder of Medius Health, an AI digital health company in Australia teamed up with Arni SR Srinivasa Rao from Augusta University in the US to develop Covid-19 specific risk checker apps to counter the fear and confusion surrounding the virus. The apps can be used to reach someone really early on, educate the public, deliver accurate information relevant to their symptoms especially where the population of India is at a much higher rate Individuals have to fill in a detailed questionnaire and AI then uses an algorithm to rapidly assess their information, send a risk assessment -- no risk, minimal risk, moderate or high risk and alert the nearest facility that a health check is likely needed. AI system is also continuously collating this data to help the Health ministry understand the magnitude of fear amongst people.

What is your profession?

Graphic Design student.

Where are you located (country)?

India

Where are you located (region)?

  • Southern Asia

Which industry do you work in?

  • Communications/Visual Design
  • Student

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your submission? Are you participating in these efforts?

Yes I aware of these sources

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