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AI can detect COVID-19 by listening to your coughs – Yahoo Lifestyle Australia

Researchers have built an app that can detect COVID-19 through cough recordings, even for people who say they’re asymptomatic.

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Its easy to be worried when you cough these days is it COVID-19, or are you just clearing your throat? You might get a clearer answer soon. MIT researchers have developed AI that can recognize forced coughing from people who have COVID-19, even if theyre otherwise asymptomatic. The trick was to develop a slew of neural networks that can distinguish subtle changes indicative of the novel coronavirus effects.
One neural network detects sounds associated with vocal strength. Another listens for emotional…

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