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This ‘coronavirus self-checker’ bot from the CDC tells you if you should seek help for your COVID-19 symptoms

23 Mar 2020

It’s hoped the bot can help reduce the load on health professionals who are already overwhelmed triaging people at doctors’ offices and emergency rooms.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Microsoft have teamed up to make a bot that can triage people who are showing symptoms that could be related to COVID-19 or other serious cold and flu conditions. The bot is called Clara and is available on the CDC’s website here (click the green “Coronavirus Self-Checker” banner to launch it). Once you’ve launched Clara, the bot will ask you a series of questions, which aims to determine if the symptoms you are experiencing mean you should seek immediate medical help.

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