The global health emergency of 2020 known as coronavirus is spreading rapidly and countries around the world are taking measures to tackle the outbreak. As per the global threat situation, google has activated SOS alert for search queries related to the virus.
What is SOS Alert?
The motive of Google SOS alert is to make information accessible to the world during an emergency situation or crisis. It brings together relevant content from various sources like web or social media, highlighting it on google searches, maps or products. It was launched in 2017 for events where public security was at risk.
SOS Alert For Coronavirus
The SOS alert for coronavirus has a structured layout for the searches related to it. The top of the page shows all the latest updates from different articles as well as related tweets. This is how the page looks like:
Further the page has Help and Information section that displays information from world health organization related to the topic.
It also display’s safety tips as precautionary measures to help prevent the virus.