Google launches Covid-19 focused page with tips and official figures

Google launches Covid-19 focused page with tips and official figures

- Technology company, Google, has introduced a special page on its platform to provide information about the coronavirus

- The company explained that the decision was as a result of increased search activities about the coronavirus

- The feature is only available in the United States of America for now

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Global internet giant, Google, has announced the creation of a special page focused on the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the company, the new page comes with tips on safety, statistics from official sources and more.

It is also intended to help fight misinformation about the coronavirus.

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The sources include the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and platforms of local civic organisations.

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Google explained that the coronavirus has become its biggest search topic in recent times and its latest move forms part of a plan to harness all available information on both desktop and mobile.

As per a report by TechCrunch, the new feature is only available in the United States of America (USA) at the moment.

The new search option is also designed to help users easily navigate information and resources and in due course more information would be added, Google’s product manager for searches, Emily Moxley, explained.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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