This is good news for researchers. Google is sharing its treasure trove of data on runny noses and fevers to help health researchers learn more about Covid-1
9, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The dataset could even help them predict future trouble spots for the disease or learn more about its long-term effects.
On Wednesday, Google made county-level data available to researchers and the public to search for symptoms in the United States. The information dates back three years and includes up to 400 symptoms and conditions, not just those known to be associated with Covid-19. It provides information on how to find things like stress and diabetes so that experts can learn more about secondary health effects.