White House seeks tech support on virus info

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The White House is seeking help from tech industry leaders to combat the spread of the coronavirus, as well as the spread of disinformation about it. (White House / / GeekWire Graphic)

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy and other federal agencies today met with Amazon, Microsoft and other tech industry leaders to kick off a campaign aimed at getting the best information about coronavirus out to researchers and the general public.

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By Alan Boyle

Mastermind of Cosmic Log, contributor to GeekWire and Universe Today, author of "The Case for Pluto: How a Little Planet Made a Big Difference," past president of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.

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