Harnessing artificial intelligence to help prevent epidemics before they spread

Artificial intelligence

As with the COVID-19 pandemic, health authorities usually identify epidemics through public health surveillance, but could we do it earlier by being able to mine “the vast un-curated public data available to us in this digital age”?

That’s the hope and challenge from leading epidemiologist, Professor Raina MacIntyre, who heads the Biosecurity Program at the Kirby Institute, and Arunn Jegan, Advocacy Coordinator at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). READ MORE