Each piece of data contributes to a larger epidemiological picture that will not only help us fight new coronaviruses that emerge in the future, but other infectious diseases as well.
Minimizing contact with others through social distancing is crucial to flatten the curve and reduce the rate of coronavirus infection. However, many people are wondering if it’s still possible to transmit the virus via food and pickup or delivery services.
Some people may think that the growing number of food recalls is all in their heads or due to increased social media coverage, but in fact, the total number of food recalls in the U.S. increased by 10% between 2013 and 2018.
Researchers from MIT and Harvard developed a new approach to antibiotic discovery using a type of artificial AI called deep learning. So far, their model has identified eight antibacterial compounds that differ in structure from known antibiotics.