To Mitigate and Track Covid-19, Entrepeneurs Push to Develop Tools

To Mitigate and Track Covid-19, Entrepeneurs Push to Develop Tools
July 15, 2020 by David M. Ewalt - The Wall Street Journal

If necessity is the mother of invention, a pandemic is a powerful fertility drug. That is evident in the current coronavirus crisis, which has inspired researchers and entrepreneurs to accelerate the development of tools and technologies that might be useful in containing the virus or mitigating its effects.

BreathResearch of Walnut Creek, Calif., is developing a system that would allow doctors to detect and track the progression of respiratory disease by recording and analyzing the sound of a patient’s breathing.

In early June, BreathResearch agreed to merge with AireHealth Inc., a health company focused on respiratory diseases.

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