As the world works to combat COVID-19, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are playing a vital role in the fight against the pandemic –  providing a deeper understanding of the virus, identifying important patterns and insights, leading to key learnings.

Although AI alone will not eliminate the COVID-19, it has already been used in a wide variety of ways – from predicting local outbreaks to unpicking the virus’ genetic code and helping select drugs that can be used to treat the disease.

Read Fady Jameel‘s Spotlight article for a broader insight into the future of AI in healthcare here.