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Siri now provides users with a questionnaire who ask if they have the coronavirus

In a recent update to Apple's Siri, the voice assistant now provides a questionnaire, using US Public Health Service and CDC data) when users ask if they have the COVID-19 infection (via Engadget). After users invoke Siri by asking the question, it will ask them if they're exhibiting systems, which include fever or respiratory problems, and advising them, if infected, in the meanwhile to avoid contact with others.

If the symptoms appear to be extreme, the voice assistant implores the users to call 911, redirecting them to the Apple App Store to download telehealth apps so they may also remotely consult with healthcare professionals. Outside the U.S., users will be directed towards national health resources instead.

In efforts to curb the virus, Apple has contributed over $15 million in relief efforts, donating "millions" of facemasks to healthcare workers in the U.S. and Europe.

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