Governments are turning to big data to find patterns to better inform their policy-making in the time of coronavirus.
From death and infection rates to hospitalizations, from the efficacy of vaccines to social distancing measurements, data – which is regularly touted as the new oil – is painting a clearer picture of how the pandemic operates among us, and the effectiveness of our attempts to defeat it.
Linda Bauld, Professor of Public Health at Edinburgh University, told CGTN Europe that policymakers are examining the emerging patterns and making decisions that best fit their region or country, that data will ultimately drive us all to the light at the end of the tunnel – the end of the pandemic.
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