Coronavirus

Sensor warns of impending COVID-19 cytokine storm

Sensor warns of impending COVID-19 cytokine storm

Scientists report preliminary results on a sweat sensor that acts as an early warning system for an impending cytokine storm, which could help doctors more effectively treat patients.

How AI can help slow down future pandemics

How AI can help slow down future pandemics

Researchers have investigated how machine learning can be used to find effective testing methods during epidemic outbreaks, thereby helping to better control the outbreaks.

Wearables and the promising future of personalised diagnostics

Wearables and the promising future of personalised diagnostics

Researchers have proposed that wearable devices could be used to develop a network of health data about a patient, allowing for early diagnosis of COVID-19, even when the patient is asymptomatic.

A new medical device for monitoring vital signs

A new medical device for monitoring vital signs

A new device consisting of a 3D-printed wristband can remotely monitor patients' vital signs, such as body temperature, oxygen saturation, pulse, and respiratory rate.

Portable test diagnoses Covid-19

Portable test diagnoses Covid-19

Clinicians using a new viral screening test can not only diagnose Covid-19 in a matter of minutes with a portable, pocket-sized machine, but can also simultaneously test for other viruses.

8 autonomous robots for disinfecting surfaces

8 autonomous robots for disinfecting surfaces

In this third part of our ongoing series, we present eight additional systems that are currently being deployed to decontaminate and sanitize surfaces.

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