GIS can play a role in developing protocols for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
Analysis of Satellite Imagery and Search Data Suggests the Coronavirus Outbreak May Have Started Earlier in 2019
A study that analyzed traffic around hospitals using satellite imagery and Baidu search queries suggests that the coronavirus outbreak may have started earlier in China than in December of 2019.
Mobile phone data could be used to limit the spread of the virus while medical experts can also use it to project next steps in fighting a pandemic.
An interactive GIS dashboard developed by Johns Hopkins University is mapping COVID-19 cases with near real-time tracking.