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Coronavirus Information: WhatsApp activates the chatbot, Google a dedicated site

The messaging app and Big G have activated themselves to provide an information system dedicated to the COVID-19 topic with different but targeted solutions

Coronavirus information is currently the most searched for on the net. It is certainly not surprising that the keywords related to the topic on Google have increased as well as real questions used to find adequate answers to the COVID-19 epidemic problem. In this regard in different ways by nature of the platforms both Google that Whatsapp they took steps to give a faster and more immediate update on the world situation.

Information about the coronavirus, WhatsApp activates the WHO chatbot

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WhatsApp has launched on its own unchatbot messaging platform of the World Health Organization (WHO), designed to answer people's questions and provide reliable and updated information on the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic.

To receive WHO updates on WhatsApp, you need to add your phone number to your smartphone contacts +41 79 893 18 92 and then send any text message to it via WhatsApp chat.

As an answer you will get a message from the WHO,indicated in the chat with its English acronym WHO, World Health Organization, in the form of a numerically ordered list of contents related to Coronavirus. The chat unfortunately only in English, even if the six UN languages ​​are available, therefore Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish will be added. But no Italian.

A site dedicated to Google's coronavirus

google site dedicated to the coronavirus

Google has instead unveiled a new results page specifically created in the right sidebar of the search engine where there are links to in-depth pages on symptoms, good practices to follow, information on treatments and various statistics.Google has specified that other languages ​​will soon be available and has communicated its intention to provide accessible tools to those seeking information on the subject. Users are now routed first to a "secure" network of trusted information, verified issued in evidenceOn the same results page they are shown in automatic links to various government sites and institutional videos.