The Final Say on Pulse Oximeters

Thanks to Apple, the once-buzzy medical devices are back in the news

Remember pulse oximeters? In the early days of the pandemic, the small, clothespin-like devices, used to measure the amount of oxygen in the blood, had a brief moment in the spotlight thanks in part to a widely read op-ed in the New York Times suggesting they could help identify undetected…



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Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.