Total US coronavirus cases have passed the 164,000 mark amid a new wave of outbreaks and pressure on overwhelmed hospitals like those in New York City, which is bracing for the peak of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
Total US coronavirus cases have passed the 164,000 mark amid a new wave of outbreaks and pressure on overwhelmed hospitals like those in New York City, which is bracing for the peak of the pandemic. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: New AI tool can help pinpoint most vulnerable patients, says joint Chinese-US development team

  • This tool can determine risk for acute respiratory distress syndrome, the fluid build-up in the lungs, with up to 80 per cent accuracy
  • Doctors can use the tool to assess which patients need beds and who can safely go home, as hospital resources are stretched thin in many countries

Total US coronavirus cases have passed the 164,000 mark amid a new wave of outbreaks and pressure on overwhelmed hospitals like those in New York City, which is bracing for the peak of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
Total US coronavirus cases have passed the 164,000 mark amid a new wave of outbreaks and pressure on overwhelmed hospitals like those in New York City, which is bracing for the peak of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
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