The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is surging, and one area in which its use is even more important in 2020 – the year of a global pandemic – is in health technology, or healthtech.
If you sometimes feel like 2020 is one long doom scroll of bad news, well, you aren’t wrong. But recently, tiny green shoots of hope have emerged in the medical world.
In September 1992, Deborah Fuller traveled from Wisconsin to New York for a scientific conference at the nonprofit Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, brimming with anticipation.
A future without the persistent threat of the coronavirus depends on a vaccine. Developing one is absolutely necessary “to return to a semblance of previous normality,” wrote Francis Collins and Anthony Fauci of the U.S. National Institutes of Health in the journal Science on May 11.
Last Friday, President Trump stood in the White House Rose Garden and announced “Operation Warp Speed,” a plan to deliver a vaccine for the coronavirus by the end of the year.
As the world waits with bated breath for the COVID-19 vaccine, this article explores what data science holds for the future of vaccinology?
It could be as simple to use as a pregnancy test — but it’s not there yet