The ongoing pandemic of COVID-19 has forced governments to impose a lockdown « follow stringent containment measures, such as quarantine and social distancing », and many people have suddenly found themselves having to reduce their movement and social relations in order to slow down the spread of COVID-19. While Various technology innovations and applications have been developed to fight the coronavirus pandemic and have played a vital role in tackling the covid-19 pandemic, the pandemic also presents a significant opportunity for digital technologies and has implications for the design, development, and use of technologies There is an urgent need for a greater understanding of what roles information systems and technology researchers can play in this global pandemic. This article examines emerging technologies used in healthcare field to mitigate the threats of COVID-19 pandemic and to fight it. It also helps promote future research and technology development to produce better solutions for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics.
El Massi, Khadija and HAMRI, Hicham, "The role of digital technologies in healthcare during the pandemic COVID-19" (2021). MENACIS2021. 15.