WHO Unveils First Digital Health Worker to Fight Covid-19 and Smoking

The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled its first digital health worker as part of a global initiative to convince the world’s more than one billion tobacco users to quit smoking, share life-saving information during the coronavirus pandemic and combat misinformation about the coronavirus.

Developed by New Zealand technology company, Soul Machines, Florence is what is known as an avatar, a virtual brain behind the virtual body.