The Allen Institute for AI has introduced the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19). CORD-19 is a free, open-source database that includes 45,000 scholarly articles about COVID-19 and the coronavirus family of viruses. CORD-19 is the latest of many open-source movements to combat COVID-19.
myTomorrows has opened its database of clinical trial data to the developer community through an open API. Previously available only through the myTomorrows website, the database includes trials from the WHO's registry network. The API is free to use with no registration required.
Nine more APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Images, Analytics, Weather and Insurance. Highlights include an API for forecasting UV Index and an API for add translation functions based on a devices location. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.