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Substantial Role of Big Data in Global Outbreak: From Tracking and Diagnosing Virus to Vaccine Discovery


Department of Social Service, İstanbul Gelişim University, Faculty of Health Science, İstanbul, Turkey


Department of Nursing, İstanbul Gelişim University, Faculty of Health Science, İstanbul, Turkey

Arch Health Sci Res 2022; 9: 144-148
DOI: 10.5152/ArcHealthSciRes.2022.21123
Read: 733 Downloads: 300 Published: 12 September 2022

The recent pandemic is ramification of coronavirus SARS-CoV2. This outbreak has greatly affected every domain of individuals’ lives. It has spread over 214 countries and over 392 million positive cases were reported till February 6, 2022. Due to the latest breakthroughs in the sphere of digital divide, Big Data can aid in dealing with the enormous data of COVID-19 derived from state health surveillance, health monitoring, and daily briefing of government bodies. “Big data” is huge amounts of facts that work wonderfully. It has become a subject of particular interest for the last 2 decades due to its unseen significant potential in it. The purpose of the current review is to overview the potential applications of Big Data. Furthermore, issues and challenges associated with the solutions to the pandemic situations were highlighted and last, recommendations were provided for effective control of the pandemic situation. This review is an effort to provide a fresh insight into the way of big data in terms to stop the pandemic outbreak.

Cite this article as: Zahoor H, Mustafa N. Substantial role of big data in global outbreak: from tracking and diagnosing virus to vaccine discovery. Arch Health Sci Res. 2022;9(3):144-148.

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