Emergence of New Disease: How Can Artificial Intelligence Help?

Trends Mol Med. 2020 Jul;26(7):627-629. doi: 10.1016/j.molmed.2020.04.007. Epub 2020 May 3.


Emergence of new disease remains a critical parameter in human health and society. Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) allow for rapid processing and analysis of massive and complex data. In this forum article, the recent applications across disease prediction and drug development in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic are reviewed.

Keywords: COVID-19; artificial Intelligence; machine learning.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Artificial Intelligence*
  • Betacoronavirus / physiology
  • COVID-19
  • Communicable Diseases, Emerging / epidemiology*
  • Coronavirus Infections / epidemiology
  • Coronavirus Infections / virology
  • Humans
  • Machine Learning
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / epidemiology
  • Pneumonia, Viral / virology
  • SARS-CoV-2