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Digital Platform Watches for a Silent COVID Killer

“Silent hypoxia” is a phenomenon where oxygen levels in COVID-19 patients plummet to dangerously low levels, without any accompanying signs or symptoms to indicate to medical staff that something is wrong. As COVID case numbers ramped up, ER doctors began reporting more and more incidents of this silent killer. Without warnings such as shortness of breath, hospitalized COVID patients can rapidly…




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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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