The power of Open Source in the fight against COVID-19

Providing accurate information related to COVID-19 is an essential public service. Neo4J worked with data scientists and researchers to create CovidGraph. It is an Open Source graph database that brings together information on COVID-19 from different sources.

Jim Webber from Neo4J explained, The power of graph data [distributed via an open source management system] is that it can pull together disparate datasets from medical practitioners, public health officials and other scientific publications into one central view. People can then make connections between all facts. This is useful when looking for future long-term solutions.. CovidGraph helped institutions like the Canadian government integrate data from multiple departments and facilities.

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