AI in Healthcare February 6, 2020
Michael Walter

According to a new AI simulation, the Wuhan coronavirus could kill 52.9 million people within 45 days—and infect 2.5 billion overall.

The death toll of the disease thus far is believed to be 565, according to a website dedicated to tracking the outbreak. So how did the simulation reach those titanic totals?

James Ross, co-founder of the financial technology company HedgeChatter, built the AI model. He spoke to Forbes about his process.

“I started with day over day growth,” he said, as quoted by Forbes. “[I then] took that data and dumped it into an...