Apple, the giant of the Silicon Valley and the inventor of iPhones, allows its users to access the most accurate information in the shortest way. Apple does this with its AI-assisted voice assistant Siri, and health-related information comes from US health authorities.
The number of deaths is increasing day by day due to the new type of coronavirus (COVID-19), which has been on our agenda for the past few months and is determined to stay on our agenda. As explained by the World Health Organization, there is a lot of information pollution on social media platforms for COVID-19, a pandemic.
Apple wanted its users to have the most accurate information on their coronavirus, Apple compiled data from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Health – Medical and Public Health Services and integrated it into Siri, the voice assistant of Apple ecosystems.
Siri can answer questions about the coronavirus.
“Do I have a coronavirus?” Voice assistant Siri, artificially assisted. When asked, “If you are worried that you might have coronavirus (COVID-19), it can help you understand a few yes / no questions. (These answers are organized by the U.S. Department of Health and the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.) Are you ready to start?” He gives the answer.
When choosing “Yes” and continuing, “OK. Is there any of the following: Fever, dry cough, shortness of breath? Say” Yes “,” No “or” Not Sure “.” offers the question and options.
When it was stated that the above symptoms were lacking, Siri said, “Have you had close contact with someone who has a positive coronavirus test? Say” Yes “,” No “or” Not Sure. ” questions the question.
If the answer is “Yes” to this question, ask the user: “Be alert for symptoms such as fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath. Coronavirus may occur 14 days after exposure. In such a case, isolate yourself from other people. If you are 65 years or older or lung or if you have a serious medical condition, such as heart disease or diabetes, contact medical officials. If you cannot reach a medical official, healthcare practices can help. ” suggests.
Wow! This when you open the Apple App Store.
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Users are also informed in the Apple Store.
The Public Service Announcement, published by the US White House Coronavirus Task Force, welcomed iPhone users entering the Apple Store. Publishing this announcement in the app store Apple Store, Apple has helped its users find the right information about the coronavirus in an easy way.