Verily has a mission to make the world’s health data useful to allow people to live longer healthier lives. The company develops tools and devices to collect, organize and activate health data and interventions to prevent and manage disease. Verily partners with partners in life sciences, medical device and government organizations.
Verily is a subsidiary of Alphabet, which is also the parent company of Google. Verily is overseeing plans for a website to help Americans find screening tests for the COVID-19 coronavirus. The project, which will direct people to drive through clinics popping up in parking lots of stores like Target and Walmart, will initially be available to residents in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley area. On March 13, 2020, Verily stated they were in the early stages of developing the tool.
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- Cluster: COVID-19A cluster of topics related to COVID-19. COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for coronavirus disease 2019, a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain called SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 by the WHO.