The warning for the spread of the Corona virus from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Center for Disease Control on January 6 and January 9 was apparently still faster than the warning from a Canadian artificial intelligence startup called Bluedot.
Bluedot has warned its customers about the Corona virus since December 31, 2019. They warned their customers to stay away from places like Wuhan, China, which was the beginning of the spread of the virus.
Bluedot can predict the spread of the outbreak with an algorithm that studies various reports, news, and information from animal and plant disease networks. Data from various sources was then processed and until finally there were predictions about the spread of the virus.
Bluedot is a startup based in Toronto Canada that provides an AI-based healthcare monitoring platform. They analyze data from billions of sources and process it to become a threat assessment.
"(We) use big data analytics to monitor and anticipate the spread of the most dangerous diseases in the world," Bluedot wrote in his official statement.
Data collected from various sources is then obtained using natural-language processing, the results of which are then reexamined by their internal epidemiologists to see patterns of disease outbreaks.
When they are convinced of the spread of a dangerous virus, then they send a warning to all customers around the world.