Microsoft is bringing a ‘worldwide’ coronavirus tracker to its in-house Bing browser to help users get round-the-clock information about COVID-19. The coronavirus tracker can be accessed via the https://www.bing.com/covid link on Bing. Rival Google is also similarly working on a separate ‘information’ website in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
As the world grapples with the continuous spread of coronavirus, more companies are making tools to keep people informed about the pandemic. Earlier today, Microsoft rolled out a new live dashboard to track the COVID-19 outbreak.
According to the details, The company said it’s aggregating data for the dashboard from trusted sources like the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Health Organization (WHO), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Conferences and events have been postponed or canceled, large meetings limited, and employers are asking their employees to work from home. While these moves to stem COVID-19 are critical, we realize they come with an economic and societal price.
This is a time for communities to come together.
We're proud to be a part of the new regional COVID-19 Response Fund (CRF) to address emerging community needs related to COVID-19: https://t.co/6qVwAmj4C9
— Microsoft (@Microsoft) March 13, 2020