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Fevers fall as the US fights coronavirus: Daily 'smart thermometer' data suggests that social distancing is working to keep temperature rates 60% lower than experts' predictions amid the pandemic

Maps of fever readings from across the country seem to indicate that strict social distancing measures may be helping reduce cases of the novel coronavirus. Kinsa Health, a medical technology company based in San Francisco, has uploaded data from hundreds of thousands of smart thermometers connected to the Internet. The firm can't track the spread of the virus specifically, because it looks only at fevers tied to geographic data. But the map does indicate that measures such as shelter-in-place orders and nursing homes barring visitors are helping reduce cases, decease the number of patients in hospitals and slow down deaths, health experts say. Read more....

 

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