COVID-19 – news and updates

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province, and has since spread globally, resulting in the ongoing 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. The first confirmed case of what was then an unknown coronavirus was traced back to November 2019 in Hubei province.Common symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Other symptoms may include fatigue, muscle pain, diarrhoea, sore throat, loss of smell, and abdominal pain. The time from exposure to onset of symptoms is typically around five days but may range from two to fourteen days.
A lot of pandemic related news and events are happening in IT. We have gathered here the news and publications that directly relate to coronavirus COVID-19.
December 16, 2021
Здесь вы можете увидеть все примечания к выпускам за год. Такой же, как и когда-либо 2021 год был непохожим на другие (кроме, конечно, 2020 года). В жизни (все еще) доминировал вирус COVID-19 и меры,...
November 24, 2021
In this post I will show how different building blocks from the Azure cloud can come together to automatically extract insights from texts.
March 30, 2021
AI and X-rays: Identifying the many faces of COVID-19 - Microsoft Stories Asia Skip to Main Content Learn more about remote working, online schooling and co
January 12, 2021
Moving Microsoft Healthcare Bot to Azure and empowering organizations to deliver even better care for patients.
December 16, 2020
2020 год был непохожим на другие. В жизни преобладали вирус COVID-19 и меры, принятые во всем мире для сдерживания его распространения. Я и вся команда Microsoft...
August 29, 2020
How have security budgets and spending evolved during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Microsoft survey results reveal cybersecurity priorities.
July 14, 2020
Researchers and volunteers have teamed up at the Slovenian project named COVID.SI "Community science and the fight against Coronavirus", and are now able to tap into computational capabilities of Microsoft leading cloud platform Azure
July 11, 2020
I create the CoronaClient project implement the domain layer. I also create an implementation of our ICoronavirusCountryService using a Coronavirus API. To c...
June 28, 2020
Just four locations will remain open. The rest are closing.
June 15, 2020
Update building management systems to provide COVID-19 protections with intelligent IoT Edge devices and cloud-powered apps.
May 15, 2020
В такой области глубокого обучения, как обработка изображений, библиотека Keras играет ключевую роль, радикально упрощая обучение transfer learning и использован...
May 14, 2020
GE Healthcare last month launched the Mural Virtual Care Solution.
May 05, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on community heroes who have gone beyond the call of duty to sacrifice their own well-being for all of us. Today, we’re building on our long-standing support to the nonprofit sector by committing $35 million to double our Microsoft Azure credits, increase our Windows benefits and add new pro bono services to help critical care and first response nonprofits in their efforts to the crisis.
April 29, 2020
App Dev Managers August Banks, Paul King and Premier Field Engineer John Jacob (JJ) share important tips and information about certification testing from your own home or private location via a proctor. At the writing of this blog (April 2020) much of the world is in various stages of stay at home orders to ensure the best chances of containing the COVID-19 virus.
April 29, 2020
Explore some impactful open source projects being created by teams around the world in response to COVID-19.
April 28, 2020
Simple Xamarin Forms Application that shows COVID-19 statistics - anaselhajjaji/covid19.xamarin.forms
April 26, 2020
CHIME model example for a healthcare client, with enhancements and UI customizations, automated data inputs from the hospital system, deployed on Azure.
April 19, 2020
With the web providing more and more tools, trackers, guidance and many other resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic, some developers are trying to help out with extensions that have begun appearing in the Visual Studio Code Marketplace.
March 31, 2020
Google launched the COVID-19 Public Datasets program, which will provide coronavirus data sets to researchers at no charge.
March 20, 2020
With the spread of COVID-19 becoming an evermore assertive force in our lives, the healthcare data science community has an opportunity to play an important role in the mitigation of this emerging pandemic.  History has shown response to such diseases can drastically alter the worst effects of such diseases.  Many cities have imposed social distancing …
March 16, 2020
Bing COVID Tracker
March 15, 2020
With COVID-19 continuing to impact people and countries around the world, workers everywhere are transitioning to remote work. And they’re using Microsoft Teams to chat, meet, call, learn, and collaborate all in one place.