Coding COVID-19:  Computer Scientists Create Vaccination Strategies Using A.I. 

Throughout the pandemic, front-line healthcare workers and public health officials have been taxed with making difficult decisions about where to expend their finite resources, like beds, test-kits, and eventually, vaccines. Dr. James Hughes is an assistant professor in St. Francis Xavier University’s department of computer science. Listen as he explains how his research team is using artificial intelligence help public health officials answer the question “Who should we vaccinate first?”

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