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AI can detect COVID-19 by listening to your coughs – Engadget

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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The AI is highly accurate in early tests. After the team trained its model on tens of thousands of cough and dialog samples, the technology recognized 98.5 percent of coughs from people with confirmed COVID-19 cases. It identified 100 percent of people who were ostensibly asymptomatic, too.
There are clear limits. The technology isn’t meant to diagnose symptomatic people, as they might have other conditions that produce similar behavior. And while it’s quite capable, you wouldn’t want to use this…

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