IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology

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Detecting Regions At Risk for Spreading COVID-19 Using Existing Cellular Wireless Network Functionalities
Goal: The purpose of this article is to introduce a new strategy to identify areas with high human density and mobility, which are at risk for spreading COVID-19. Crowded regions with actively moving people (called at-risk regions) are susceptible to... Read more
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COVID-19 Antibody Test/Vaccination Certification: There’s an App for That
Goal: As the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2019/2020 unfolds, a COVID-19 `Immunity Passport’ has been mooted as a way to enable individuals to return back to work. While the quality of antibody testing, the availability of vaccines, and the likelihood of... Read more
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A Framework for Biomarkers of COVID-19 Based on Coordination of Speech-Production Subsystems
Goal: We propose a speech modeling and signal-processing framework to detect and track COVID-19 through asymptomatic and symptomatic stages. Methods: The approach is based on complexity of neuromotor coordination across speech subsystems involved in respiration, phonation and articulation, motivated by... Read more
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Plasmin cascade mediates thrombotic events in SARS-CoV-2 infection via complement and platelet-activating systems
Recently emerged beta-coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has resulted in the current pandemic designated COVID-19. COVID-19 manifests as severe illness exhibiting systemic inflammatory response syndrome, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), thrombotic events, and shock, exacerbated further by co-morbidities and age. Recent clinical evidence... Read more