Can Artificial Intelligence Help Africa Fight Covid-19?
Rwanda and Nigeria are two African nations that have turned to artificial intelligence (AI) to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. This comes after Tshilidzi Marwala of The Daily Maverick in South Africa wrote that mathematics and AI could be used to determine when the nation should lift its lockdown.
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