The educational website comes after President Trump announced that the tech company was building a national testing website. The site also said it was initially just debuted in English, but will be available in more languages and countries over the following days. "This includes best practices on prevention, links to authoritative information from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and helpful tips and tools from Google for individuals, teachers and businesses".
There are also various videos on the same topics from the aforementioned sources, as well as data and insights from Google Trends, including a full-fledged COVID-19 map that shows the affected locations and the exact number of cases being reported from around the world. To keep you updated of the latest genuine news about the pandemic, Google Coronavirus website is now live.
The website points to authoritative resources for coronavirus information and will soon be available in more languages and countries. Google's sister firm Verily did launch such a web site, however just for the Bay Space and reportedly it exclusively provided assessments to a really small variety of individuals.
Google has pledged $50 million to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. It does have useful resources, including a card that mimics what you see above.
They would appear when you search for something related to coronavirus, helping you stay updated on the situation of the outbreak and the precautions needed to prevent its contraction or transmission. It pulls information from the World Health Organization and links to your local health authorities, and it organizes what you need to know into different categories. There will be information tabs for symptoms, prevention, global statics, and locally relevant information.
In addition, Google has also revamped its covid-19 search experience.
The site is created to highlight information from "authoritative" sources at the front of the pandemic response, like the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organisation, to gather information on data visualisation, safety and prevention, relief efforts, and resources for affected individuals and businesses.
When you visit the website google.com/covid19 you will be greeted with a page explaining about coronavirus, its symptoms, prevention, and treatment. As the distributors of most online information, Google and other internet giants have been called on to help by limiting misinformation and highlighting trustworthy sources.