As we look ahead to an increasingly disease-prone world, smart solutions could mitigate the risks for urban residents.
By 2050, nearly three-quarters of the global population will live in cities (up from half today). With this burgeoning urbanization trend already posing serious infrastructure challenges, the current COVID-19 pandemic has placed the livability of our urban centers into even sharper focus. For David Bicknell, Principal Analyst for Technology Thematic Research at UK-headquartered data analytics and consulting company GlobalData.