Researchers working on COVID-19 sensor for smartphones

If someone were to breathe, cough or sneeze on the sensor, it would be able to tell if someone had COVID-19.

News 12 Staff

May 11, 2020, 10:07 AM

Updated 1,496 days ago

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There could soon be a way to detect COVID-19 with your smartphone.          
Researchers at the University of Utah started the project last year as a device to help detect Zika virus.
The plan is now to take the Zika virus sensor and program it to identify COVID-19 instead.
If someone were to breathe, cough or sneeze on the sensor, it would be able to tell if someone had COVID-19.
A prototype is expected to be done in about two months.
 


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