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Technology Coronavirus, March 24: Trending questions in the US on Google Search

13:15  24 march  2020
13:15  24 march  2020 Source:   msn.com

Coronavirus sparks Google search spike in 'Corona beer virus' and 'beer virus'

  Coronavirus sparks Google search spike in 'Corona beer virus' and 'beer virus' Google search data suggests that some people are getting confused by the deadly coronavirus. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Searches for “beer virus” and “Corona beer virus” have both spiked in the U.S. over the past month, according to Google Trends data. New Mexico led the searches for “beer virus,” while search interest in “Corona beer virus” was greatest in Oregon. The Mexican beer, of course, has nothing to do with coronavirus.

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As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to worsen in the US, Google's Search engine continues to be saturated with coronavirus-oriented queries. Over the past day, the most popularly asked question was "What does shelter in place mean?"

a group of people sitting on a couch: California has mandated its residents to stay at home amid the virus outbreak. © Geber86 / Istock.com California has mandated its residents to stay at home amid the virus outbreak.

According to Google Search, the following questions were trending over the past day:

What does shelter in place mean?

Likely in response to California's new mandate to shelter in place to minimize further spread of the coronavirus, "What does shelter in place mean?" was the most trending question in Google Search over the past day. According to NBC Bay Area, to shelter in place means to stay at home except to conduct essential tasks like "go[ing] out to get food, fill[ing] prescriptions, seek[ing] medical care, car[ing] for vulnerable relatives or neighbors and get[ing] exercise."

Apple is rejecting coronavirus apps to limit virus misinformation

  Apple is rejecting coronavirus apps to limit virus misinformation Apple and Google are taking measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus misinformation from apps, according to a report from CNBC. Apple, for one, is rejecting all coronavirus-related mobile apps that aren't from the government or official health organizations, developers told the news organization. Google Play, meanwhile, is blocking all searches for coronavirus, though it's not clear if it's completely blocking app approvals, as well. AppleApple is manually evaluating apps, looking at both who the developers are and where they got their data from. As such, some independent developers that use World Health Organization (WHO) data are being rejected because they're not recognized health institutions.

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Growth Factor of Novel Coronavirus Daily Deaths. Growth factor is the factor by which a quantity multiplies itself over time. A growth factor below 1 (or above 1 but trending downward) is a positive sign, whereas a growth factor constantly above 1 is the sign of exponential growth.

What does COVID-19 stand for?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the official "name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO' stands for ‘corona,' ‘VI' for ‘virus,' and ‘D' for disease."

How to make a mask out of fabric?

Because the stock of protective, N95 face masks is exhausted across the US amidst the pandemic outbreak, people are looking into making their own by hand. In response, companies specializing in fabric and sewing like Joann have created guides on how to make your own, tight-fitting, N95 alternatives.

How long does coronavirus live on surfaces?

The World Health Organization states that "Studies suggest that coronaviruses (including preliminary information on the COVID-19 virus) may persist on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days. This may vary under different conditions."

How many cases of coronavirus in the US?

According to the latest update made by the CDC, the number of reported coronavirus cases in the US is 33,404.

Google saw huge jumps in search usage and app downloads in March .
Google parent company Alphabet just announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2020, and not surprisingly the global COVID-19 pandemic had an effect. Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai called it a “tale of two quarters” on the earnings call with investors and noted that ad performance took a major hit in March after two very strong months. Pichai also noted some parts of its business that were booming amidst the pandemic. Specifically, search usage has been booming; he said that at its peak, coronavirus-related search activity was four times the peak of Super Bowl search activity.

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