IBM Intensifies Fight Against Zika

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IBM Intensifies Fight Against Zika

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:30pm

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ARMONK, N.Y., July 28, 2016 /3BL Media/  -  IBM announced that it is committing powerful resources, technology and pro bono expertise to help scientists, the public health community, and humanitarian agencies in the fight against the Zika virus. As part of its IBM Impact Grant programs, IBM is providing technology and talent to Brazil's Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a research institution affiliated with the Brazilian Ministry of Health and one the most prominent science and technology health institution in Latin America. Fiocruz plans to help track the spread of Zika by using technology developed by IBM to analyze clues ranging from anecdotal observations recorded by the general public on social media, to official data about human travel patterns. Read the full press release

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IBM Headquarters, Corporate Responsibility
Keywords: #2015 CSR Report | Health & Healthcare | IBM | Innovation & Technology | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Research, Reports & Publications | Social Impact & Volunteering

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