Fight Coronavirus [COVID-19]

Empowering businesses to fight against coronavirus through technology

A demo of utilizing cloud technology to track and monitor the statistics of the public health crisis.

Fighting Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), Yes We Can!

Alibaba Cloud puts our customers first in everything we do and is committed to helping your business. We respond to the new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) by giving top priority to the health and safety of our customers, and supporting the operations of their businesses without interruption. During this ongoing health crisis, we are closely cooperating with many organizations, institutions, enterprises, and small businesses affected by the epidemic. We are offering them tailored cloud solutions to address the challenges and economic repercussions that they may be facing, including utilizing cloud technology to prevent, analyze and combat COVID-19, and to rebuild after this public health crisis. This page showcases Alibaba Cloud's initiatives using cloud technology and programs that support individuals and companies to fight against all threats together.

Free Access to Cloud Computing to Help Treat Coronavirus

Alibaba Cloud offers AI-powered computing platform and super computing cluster for free to power global research institutions to accelerate viral gene-sequencing, protein-screening and other research in treating or preventing the Coronavirus.

Global MediXchange for Combating COVID-19

Sharing and cooperation are the best prescription to fight against the new unknown virus. With the COVID-19 outbreak showing no signs of slowing down, it is crucial for organizations across the globe to adopt the best measures to ensure the health of the population.
Download this Handbook of COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment, published by The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine. It focuses on how organizations can minimize the cost while maximizing the effect of managing the COVID-19 outbreak. It also discusses why hospitals and other healthcare institutions need to have command centers when encountering a large-scale emergency.

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Alibaba Cloud Helps Fight COVID-19 through Technology

When the COVID-19 appeared, its business impact was felt across multiple sectors, including the education, retail, logistics, finance, entertainment, transportation and manufacturing industries, which have all been hit hard.
This whitepaper highlights Alibaba Cloud's cloud technologies, programs, and initiatives that are supporting individuals and companies, helping us all fight against the threat of COVID-19 together.

Technology Assists in Preventing COVID-19

Alibaba Cloud provides innovative technology to support governments, communities and enterprises to contain the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 and help make strategic decisions.

Epidemic Prediction Technology

COVID-19 is fierce, and policy makers want to understand the impact of different policies on the development of COVID-19, and how long strict control measures should be maintained. AI models can be used to predict the spread of COVID-19 and help decision makers evaluate the impact of various prevention and control measures on the development of the epidemic. This technology can be used to predict the spread of COVID-19 and help decision makers evaluate the impact of various prevention and control measures on the development of the epidemic.

Alibaba Cloud Epidemic Prediction Solution is proven to achieve 98% prediction accuracy based on the data in China.

One-Step Prediction - simply uploading primary input data such as flight information, number of new case, number of confirmed case, number of close contacts and the contact date, and number of people under quarantine.

Data Visualization

This solution uses DataV to real-time visualize and track the statistics of the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19. Data visualization enables governments, communities and enterprises for well-organized data analysis and delivers real-time insights to drive rapid and informed decisions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Import public data sources and internal organization data to customize data dashboards.

Use dozens of templates to build an interactive data dashboard in just few minutes.

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Technology Assists in Analyzing COVID-19

Alibaba Cloud has made its computational platforms and resources available to researchers worldwide to accelerate drug and vaccine discovery and support public health efforts in the fight against the worldwide outbreak of new coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Elastic High Performance Computing Technology

The development of new drugs and vaccines for COVID-19 requires large amounts of data analysis, as well as large-scale literature screening and scientific computing. HPC and AI technology helps scientific research institutions to perform viral gene sequencing, conduct new drug research and development, and shorten the research and development cycle. The Global Health Drug Discovery Institute (GHDDI) has established a scientific data sharing platform and an AI drug screening platform for COVID-19 with the support of this center's open AI computing power. Some research institutions and universities have increased the speed of biological information transmission by 5 times, and reduced the virtual screening time for antiviral drugs from one month to one week.

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CT Image Analytics for COVID-19

On average, a patient with COVID-19 has more than 2,000 CT images during the entire hospitalization process. Manually reading and comparing image data from every patient requires great effort. AI technology can assist realizing quantitative analysis, speeding up CT image analytics, avoiding errors caused by fatigue, and adjusting treatment plans in time.
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The solution assists in identifying characteristics of coronavirus pneumonia in CT scans with about 96% accuracy, and the entire test only takes 3 to 4 seconds.

The solution is at least 60 times faster than human detection.

Whole Genome Sequencing Analysis for COVID-19

When facing a severe epidemic such as COVID-19, rapid and accurate virus screening and detection is particularly important for maintaining control. The AI algorithm avoids the high missed detection rate of nearly 40% of PCR, and can accurately detect virus mutations and shorten the duration of genetic analysis of suspected cases from hours to just 30 minutes, greatly reducing the time of virus screening and detection.
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Rapid and accurate testing to improve the handling of local outbreaks

Core algorithm optimization and comprehensive monitoring of COVID-19 development and changes

Quick deployment and easy to use with modular and simplified operation and configuration

Technology Assists in Combating COVID-19

Alibaba Cloud provides innovative technology that enables businesses, retailers, educational institutions and the entire society to continue to function in the outbreak of Coronavirus disease.

E-commerce Solution for Retail in 5 Days

Offline retail business is directly affected by the outbreak of Coronavirus disease, and the impact may continue challenging many retailers since shoppers ramp up online purchases even after the epidemic is contained. The need to migrate retail businesses online is inevitable. This solution offers you a suite of powerful cloud-based services to rapidly develop, implement, and deliver digital mall capability, and enables you to build cost-effective online marketplace.

Start running your B2C E-commerce platform less than 5 days, including deployment & training.

Quickly fulfill shoppers demand anytime and anywhere when offline has limited traffic.

Provide your customers with a seamless shopping experience across channels.

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Online Education

Coronavirus forces schools to shut down and alternatively move classes online. Our online education solution offers educational institutions a suite of powerful cloud-based services to develop, implement, and deliver digital media content, and enables them to build cost-effective online education platforms to rapidly launch and expand classes online with a vision to provide the best teaching and learning experience to the world.

Ensure low latency and high concurrency broadcasting.

Perfect for live video monitoring and processing.

Support multiple platforms, multi-client video recording and playback SDKs.

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DevOps Solution

This cloud-native solution provides CI/CD solutions on the cloud, and ensures your research & development process go smoothly without interruption from COVID-19 pandemic.

An easy-to-use solution features deep integration with most popular open-source CI/CD tools.

An end-to-end DevSecOps platform that provides an agile way of software delivering.

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Internet Application Global Network Acceleration

The Coronavirus pandemic forces employees to work across borders because they are unable to travel, and students to learn online across borders because they are unable to return to school in a timely manner. These scenarios require high-quality network across borders. Alibaba Cloud Internet Application Acceleration Solution utilizes Alibaba Cloud's global backbone network to quickly provide customers with secure, reliable, and low-latency high-quality network connection, improving the access experience of internet applications.

High Availability - Monitors the running status of applications and automatically schedules user traffic to ensure service continuity.

Robust Security - Allows you to set access control policies and use Alibaba Cloud security services to protect applications from attacks.

Easy Deployment - Easy to configure and deploy. A unified monitoring and operations and maintenance system is implemented for global resources.

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International Medical Expert Communication Platform

Alibaba's DingTalk provides a communication platform for experts all over the world to communicate seamlessly with global doctors who can share their invaluable experience of fighting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Every day, a large number of Chinese medical experts contribute their efforts and work remotely through the application. DingTalk is now opening up its capabilities as a digital platform to medical staff outside China, allowing experts all over the world to communicate seamlessly with global doctors who can share their invaluable experience of fighting COVID-19.

Join the platform and make use of instant medical communications with top experts.

Real-time AI translation

Initiate a video conference instantly.

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DingTalk: Efficient Remote Work & Collaboration

The Coronavirus outbreak forces many employees to work remotely and collaborate via the cloud. DingTalk is a smart collaboration solution that provides a platform for real-time communication and remote collaboration. It offers a reliable solution to start a stable conference call without any costs.

Quick, easy, and effective communication & collaboration

Free online conference for up to 302 parties in public health crisis

Free VoIP conference call for up to 302 parties in public health crisis

Stable and 1080P HD video conferences

Screen sharing for online conference

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Free Computational and AI Platforms to Help Research, Analyze and Treat COVID-19

Alibaba Cloud offers AI-powered computing platform for free to power public research institutions across the world to accelerate viral gene-sequencing, protein-screening and other research in preventing, analyzing and treating the Coronavirus Disease COVID-19.

1. Who can apply?
Free Computational and AI Platforms to Help Research, Analyze and Treat COVID-19( “Program”) is intended to support public research institutions worldwide for the research analysis and prevention of COVID-19.

2. How to apply?
Please submit the summary and description of your research project to wanqing.hwq@alibaba-inc.com. All submissions will be reviewed for technical feasibility, and eligible applicants will be contacted for more details and next steps in the process.

3. How to use the Free Computational and AI Platforms?
Once the submission is passed, the applicant will get a certain amount of coupon according to the project, valid for 3months. The coupon can be used for all Alibaba cloud products, including HPC, ECS, GPU, etc, excluding marketplace products and 3rd party products.

The deadline for submission is April 30th, 2020.

Cloud Computing $1000 Credit Support

With what is now a worldwide outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, Alibaba Cloud is ready to equip your business or organization with the necessary technologies and computing capabilities to fight this disease.
 
We are providing a support of $1000 to eligible organizations for the purchase of specific cloud products and services to deal with coronavirus COVID-19.

Contact us by filling out a form to reach our dedicated specialists for details. View FAQ for eligibility.

DataV Enterprise Edition 2-Month Free

Integrate real-time data into DataV to track the statistics of the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19. DataV provides a wide range of templates for all types of real-time data visualization scenarios such as monitoring the public health situation during the outbreak of COVID-19.

The Enterprise Edition comes with 5 templates out of the box that will you help create your own dashboard with ease.

Contact us by filling out a form to reach our dedicated specialists for details. View FAQ for eligibility.

A Demo of Tracking Coronavirus Spread with DataV

E-commerce Solution for Retail 3-Month Free

Offline retail business is directly affected by Coronavirus outbreak, and the impact may continue challenging many retailers since shoppers ramp up online purchases even after the epidemic is contained.

To help retailers digitize their business and transform marketplace online, we are offering 3-month free to use our cloud products, and our E-commerce experts will build and deploy your own E-commerce platform in 5 days*.

Contact us by filling out a form to reach our dedicated specialists for details. View FAQ for eligibility.

A Demo of E-commerce Architecture Diagram

University Support Program against COVID-19

The University Support Program against COVID-19 is a public support program funded by Alibaba Cloud to support universities around the world to solve difficulties and challenges caused by the spread of Coronavirus through technology.

The program is to provide selected Alibaba Cloud services to researchers, students and relevant faculties upon approval. After the receipt of the application, our campus outreach team will contact applicant by email to collect detailed project information within 3 business days. The applicant must be authorized by the university due to contract legal agreement.

Requirements for the application:
1. The program is intended for universities, and only applications made by universities are acceptable.
2. The program aims to solve specific problems caused COVID-19, such as online course, online teaching, online research and exercise, track and monitor the statistics of the public health crisis, vaccine or pharmaceutical research and development to treat coronavirus disease.

Contact us by filling out a form to reach our dedicated specialists for details. View FAQ for eligibility.

Support Your Business with Continued Education

Take a wide range of discounted courses that help improve your business operations. Start with our Professional Courses, try a Learning Path for focused study and finally learn more about the specific technologies that power the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for $1,000 credit support of Cloud Computing resources?

1. Sign up a new enterprise account or own an existing enterprise account on www.alibabacloud.com.
2. The program is intended to support organizations and businesses affected by COVID-19, or those who are in the process of working on projects to fight and cope with COVID-19 in their region and local communities.

Who can apply for DataV for Data Visualization 2-Month Free?

Sign up a new enterprise account or own an existing enterprise account on www.alibabacloud.com.
Provide a description of your business affected by coronavirus outbreak or how your projects are helping deal with the epidemic.

Who can apply for E-commerce Solution for Retail 3-Month Free?

The programs is intended to support retailers affected by COVID-19, or those who are in the process of adding an E-commerce platform to their existing retail business in order to cope with COVID-19 in their region and local communities.

Who can apply for University Support Program Against COVID-19?

The program is intended for universities, and only applications made by universities are acceptable.
The program aims to solve specific problems caused COVID-19, such as online course, online teaching, online research and exercise, track and monitor the statistics of the public health crisis, vaccine or pharmaceutical research and development to treat coronavirus disease.

What is the application process?

Apply by submitting the corresponding application form on this page. You will be contacted by our specialist to collect more information to be reviewed for eligibility and to discuss about next steps.

Disclaimer for Support Programs

Alibaba Cloud reserves the right to cancel all and withdraw offers you received from this campaign if we determine that you are not eligible for the campaign according to all your actions on our platform, including but not limited to trying to get more benefit through fraud, illegal activities, or any other activity that conflicts with our terms of service. Alibaba Cloud reserves the right to change or update the terms and conditions of this program without notice. This includes adjusting the rules of the program according to business needs.

Disclaimer for CT Image Analytics for COVID-19

The solution is not intended to, by itself and without the exercise of professional judgment and clinical evaluation, diagnose any medical condition or disease or conclusively indicate the absence of any disease, including COVID-19 and the Solution is not a substitute for diagnosis and treatment by a certified medical professional. The Solution has not been thoroughly tested, and are not guaranteed in any way to be accurate, useful, sufficient, satisfactory, available, or otherwise fit for any purpose. To the maximum extent permissible under applicable law, the Solution is provided "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS," and without any warranties or service guarantees.
Note: The accuracy is calculated based on a sample size of 660 tests with a 1:1:1 ratio of cases of COVID-19 pneumonia, common pneumonia, and other conditions.

Disclaimer of Whole Genome Sequencing Analysis for COVID-19

The information regarding Genome Sequencing for COVID-19 Diagnostic should not be interpreted as offering diagnosis or other clinical statement, which should be given exclusively by authorized medical professionals in relevant jurisdiction. All data referred to are those as of writing of this summary, and Alibaba Cloud explicitly disclaim any warranty for accuracy or performance.
For the above text results, please refer to Rapid and Accurate Testing for clarifications.