There has been a multitude of breaking news regarding COVID-19 these past few months as the epidemic is spreading across the globe. All this news has people looking all over the web to find what is fact versus fiction and how recent the information is. We decided to clear the blur by only providing essential, accurate information. Everything you need, at the touch of a button.
What it does
Our website answers 3 essential questions:
1) How do I prevent myself from getting the COVID-19?
2) How do I know if I have the coronavirus?
3) Where can I find reliable information about this epidemic?
We provide succinct answers and a link to confirm and find more information.
How we built it
We built our website using WordPress.
Challenges we ran into
Given the multitude of opinions and recommendations out there, deciding what is most important for our users to know was difficult, making the use of our website crucial for people to avoid doing the research we completed. With so much information out there, we decided our users should know what the experts advise and based our website on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Accomplishments that we're proud of
We are proud to have taken the time to simplify and get to the heart of what actions can help bend the growth curve of this epidemic. Bringing together research from the most reliable places and providing it to people around the globe is heartwarming.
What we learned
We learned that even these small actions can create an impact on the world during these difficult times. Making our project simple, yet unique was essential to the success of our final product.
What's next for iCOVID-19
Our website can be extended to developing countries with less resources. Through the use of iCOVID-19, developing countries may become informed on the latest news in an easy-to-understand and reliable manner. The simplicity of our project is geared toward helping those with less education to receive the most accurate and important information at the touch of a button. With less resources and guidance, developing countries will be helped through the use of iCOVID-19.