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
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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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
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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