Opinion: Artificial Intelligence can be used to predict which Coronavirus infected patient may develop severe respiratory disease

First published in BusinessPost.ie, on Saturday, 29 August, 2020.

The rapid emergence and spread of Covid-19 is putting health systems under unprecedented pressure, with a surge in demand for treatment, diagnosis and contact tracing to curtail the spread of viral infections.

Although medical professionals play the central and most crucial role in this battle, scientists from other disciplines are also trying to develop, design and repurpose methods and technologies to help manage the crisis.

Computer scientists are among those who can play a significant role in the battle against Covid-19.

Read the full article by Dr Farshad Ghassemi Toosi of Lero and with his Cork Institute of Technology colleague Dr Ruairí O’Reilly article in the Business Post online.