If so many apps and web services were improving recently in order to encourage users to stay at home as much as possible, Google Travel has a different way of protecting its fans from COVID-19. Regardless of how much we would like to forget about SARS-CoV-2, the virus is still out there and making thousands of victims every day.
If you like to travel, surely you would like to keep yourself informed about the COVID-19 situation in certain areas. This is where Google Travel comes in handy, as the app now offers new tools for emphasizing pandemic-related information.
Don’t miss the travel trends
Travel trends represent a new addition for Google Travel that presents what percentage of hotels have availability and flights in operation.
Google Travel was formerly known as Google Trips, and it was developed for the Android and iOS operating systems. The app launched on September 2016 for Android and iOS, and it was shut down on August 2019. For the moment, the same trip planning functionality is available as Google Travel.
When will a vaccine for COVID-19 become available?
As this is the question that lies in everyone’s mind, WHO claims to be coordinating efforts for developing vaccines and medicines to prevent and even treat COVID-19. The WHO will continue to provide updated information as soon as relevant research results become available.
Recently, it was said that a vaccine created in Russia had been given regulatory approval after a relatively short time of testing on humans. However, many countries expressed their skepticism about the idea, and Russia’s Health Minister Mikhail Murashko even said:
It seems our foreign colleagues are sensing the specific competitive advantages of the Russian drug and are trying to express opinions that… are absolutely groundless,
It’s so nice to see Google trying to do its best in order to protect users from the COVID-19 pandemic. The disease had infected over 21 million people worldwide and killed more than 750,000 of them.
James is passionate about mobile gadgets, and he likes to keep himself up-to-date with the latest releases in the field of smartphones, tablets, and so on. He has ten-year experience in writing content and reviewing tech products. For Meedios, James will cover news regarding mobile devices, mobile operating systems, and more.