Alphabet’s Verily launches a limited coronavirus screening website
Verily pilots a COVID-19 resource, screening, and testing website for Google account holders in the San Francisco Bay Area who agree to sharing some of their data with the company.
Cyber-Attack Hits U.S. Health Agency Amid Covid-19 Outbreak
HHS recovers from a Sunday cyberattack in which its servers were overloaded with hits over the course of several hours.
Tempus Announces $100 Million in Series G Financing
Cancer-focused precision medicine company Tempus will use a $100 million investment to expand into new consumer markets and offerings for diabetes, depression, and cardiology.
Telemedicine companies are struggling to serve ‘extreme volumes’ of patients as coronavirus calls surge
Patients face virtual care delays as telemedicine companies experience IT glitches and staffing shortages due to COVID-19-related visits.
With launch of COVID-19 data hub, the White House issues a ‘call to action’ for AI researchers
The federal government releases the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset, a machine-readable collection of constantly updated scientific literature that health officials hope AI researchers will use to uncover new insights into COVID-19’s incubation, treatment, symptoms, and prevention.