The role of artificial intelligence in the fight against Covid-19

In early January of 2020, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its first warnings about the potential spread of a flu-like pandemic. Days later, the World Health Organization notified the public of the dangers of the novel coronavirus Covid-19, and warned about the possibility of a dangerous outbreak. Source: The role of […]

Artificial Intelligence for Rapid Exclusion of COVID-19 Infection

rtificial intelligence (AI) may offer a way to accurately determine that a person is not infected with COVID-19. An international retrospective study finds that infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, creates subtle electrical changes in the heart. Source: Artificial Intelligence for Rapid Exclusion of COVID-19 Infection

Where 5 CIOs see IT innovation heading as pandemic winds down

The Covid-19 pandemic has upended the healthcare industry in a myriad of ways — including the focus of IT innovation. Healthcare CIOs are seeing IT innovation priorities shift to arenas like at-home care, data science and supply chain. Source: Where 5 CIOs see IT innovation heading as pandemic winds down

Structural basis for broad coronavirus neutralization

Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, Published online: 12 May 2021; doi:10.1038/s41594-021-00596-4 Structural characterization of B6, a monoclonal antibody that cross-reacts with eight β-coronavirus spike proteins from three viral lineages, reveals a conserved cryptic epitope that could serve as a target for structure-guided design of a pan-β-coronavirus vaccine. Source: Structural basis for broad coronavirus neutralization