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Pandemic Drone to Detect People with Respiratory Conditions

Researchers at the University of South Australia are working to develop a drone that can spot people with potential respiratory infections, remotely. A wall-mounted AI device that listens for coughing and sneezing to predict and monitor pandemics was recently reported in Medgadget, but this latest monitoring device is mobile. The developers say the drone technology… Read More »

Hoping for Easter resurrection, Trump promises to ease pandemic restrictions

President Trump raised expectations Tuesday that a draconian nationwide shutdown that has closed businesses could be lifted by Easter, 19 days away. “It’s such an important day for other reasons, but I will make it an important day for this, too,” Trump said during a Fox News virtual town hall in the White House Rose… Read More »

Coronavirus pandemic meaning: What is a pandemic? Could coronavirus become a pandemic?

Coronavirus cases have now exceeded 15,000 globally, as health workers struggle to contain the deadly pathogen in China where it began. While the disease, known as 2019-nCoV, has spread slowly beyond the far east, health officials worry infections may pick up. What is a pandemic? Health authorities declare a pandemic when an emerging virus comprehensively… Read More »