Combat COVID-19 with artificial intelligence and big data

Journal of Travel Medicine
Volume 27, Issue 5, July 2020
https://academic.oup.com/jtm/issue/27/5

 

Perspectives
Combat COVID-19 with artificial intelligence and big data
Leesa Lin, PhD, Zhiyuan Hou, PhD
Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 27, Issue 5, July 2020, taaa080, https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taaa080
To combat COVID-19, at least 29 countries/regions have resorted to digital technology; some embedded it with strict containment measures and achieved great success. We need to improve cryptography and regulations that would enable contact-tracing systems without mass surveillance in order to attain the benefits of location-tracking while protecting individual privacy.