Google this weekend launched a website dedicated to providing authoritative information on the coronavirus pandemic. The site google.com/covid19 offers health information, prevention tips, a map of areas affected by COVID-19, links to local health agencies and other resources. Google said it’s also introduced enhanced search results for COVID-19 to make it easier for people to navigate information and resources.
The Google COVID-19 Site on Saturday, and Google said it’ll be available in more languages and countries in the “coming days.” Google also said the site will continue to be updated as more resources become available.
The dedicated COVID-19 site comes just over a week after some confusion around Google’s efforts following conflicting announcements by the search giant.
COVID-19, the disease caused by a newly identified coronavirus first detected in China in December, has rapidly spread across the globe. The World Health Organization on March 11 declared the outbreak a pandemic, saying it expects to see the number of cases and deaths climb higher.