Ebola: 10 Tech Responses to Deadly Diseases
Alison Diana explains how technology companies are responding to the Ebola threat.
Ebola, like terrorist groups or anthrax, is a threat and should be treated accordingly by organizations, people, and technology, according to Modus Operandi. The analytics software developer, which once focused solely on the intelligence community, is expanding into healthcare, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical, and finance, said Eric Little, PhD, vice president and chief scientist, in an interview.
"This is a never-ending battle. The best you can do is try to see the trends, try to predict, keep up on your research and try to integrate your research. To treat a disease like Ebola you need to integrate the perspective and data from people who know virology, structural biology, and physicians who are boots on the ground treating patients," said Little