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MIT researchers say their AI model can identify asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers

Researchers at MIT say they′ve developed an algorithm that can diagnose COVID-19 by the sound of someone′s cough, even if that person is asymptomatic. In a paper published in the IEEE Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology, the team reports that their approach distinguishes between infected and healthy individuals through “forced-cough” recordings contributed via smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices.