In these concerning times, ever wondered you had a diligent buddy with authentic and relevant information about COVID-19? Well, that’s Aham! for you. Also Read - 'COVID 19 is Not an Airborne Disease', Says World Health Organisation
Here is a virtual assistant helping you with answers to your concerns on COVID-19 in 7 Indian languages. This virtual assistant Aham! is created by DheeYantra, the pioneers in Indian Languages NLP and conversational AI. Their product is employed by Banks and Insurance companies across India to automate client on-boardings and customer support through conversational AI, in multiple languages.
To combat the rise of fake news related to COVID-19 contagion across India and the world, one can now visit Aham.ai. In reply to your questions, Aham will provide you with factual information curated from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MHFW). Currently you can converse with Aham on www.aham.ai and on facebook messenger.
Currently Maharashtra and Kerala are the most affected states followed by Karnataka, Telangana, Delhi and others. This edition of Aham, quite responsive to the situation, will interact with the public in Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi and Tamil, in addition to English. DheeYantra is adding more Indian languages meanwhile to cater to vernacular speakers from other states too.
Aham majorly provides information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and the precautions one should take not to contract or contribute to the contagion. The bot also helps people to perform self-diagnosis to identify their risk profile. One can also get the statistics of worldwide spread of the contagion, emergency numbers to contact, information about covid-19 diagnostic and treatment centers designated by the Govt. etc.