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Web fights covid19 Community Group created

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Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2020 14:47:48 +0000
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The Web fights covid19 Community Group has been launched:
  http://www.w3.org/community/web-vs-covid19/

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There is no doubt that the Web is demonstrating its potential in these
hard times of the covid19 pandemic. 

The Web is allowing us to share information quickly and globally. Also,
It is enabling the quick deployment of remote-working solutions as a
response to the lockdown measures imposed by a majority of Governments.
But the Web goes far beyond. Lots of Web ressources have been launched
in the last weeks from different parts of the World supporting tools to
fight the covid19: websites implementing AI screening and detection
solutions; with data visualization tools; accessing bots and humans for
telemedicine services; sharing information about medical resources...
all these are some of the examples, and the list grows every day.
 
This Community Group is proposed for achieving the following objectives:
(1) to create a repository of already existing Web resources related to
covid19
(2) to identify other Web-based initiatives which are on-going
(3) to share Web-based initiatives of CG Members in order to get
on-board other Members and achieve the maximum impact

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To join:
  http://www.w3.org/community/web-vs-covid19/join

If you do not have one already, you will need a W3C account to join:
  http://www.w3.org/accounts/request

This is a community initiative. W3C's hosting of this group does not
imply endorsement of the activities.

The group must now choose a chair:
 http://www.w3.org/community/about/faq/#how-do-we-choose-a-chair

For more information about getting started in the new group, see:
 http://www.w3.org/community/about/faq/#how-do-we-get-started-in-a-new-group

and good practice for running a group:
 http://www.w3.org/community/about/good-practice-for-running-a-group/

We invite you to share news of this new group in social media
and other channels.

If you believe that there is an issue with this group that requires
the attention of the W3C staff, please email us at site-comments@w3.org

Thank you,
W3C Community Development Team
Received on Friday, 10 April 2020 14:47:53 UTC

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