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COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented devastation worldwide. However, technological advancements are being availed readily to win over the crisis. Give an account of how technology was sought to aid management of the pandemic. (UPSC GS3 2020)
Epidemics and pandemics such as SARS, H1N1, Ebola and now COVID-19 have been threatening the human race time and again. COVID-19 pandemic, which has impacted the whole world, has tested the technological expertise of the human civilization very well. It has transformed the lifestyle of individuals as well as the society. However, technology has countered the pandemic and remarkablyreduced its impact on the human civilization. Technology has helped to prevent the spread, educate, warn, and empower those on the ground to be aware of the situation.
Role of technology in COVID-19 management and mitigation of is impact