COVID-19 pandemic

Face Coverings, Aerosol Dispersion and Mitigation of Virus Transmission Risk

Author(s): Ignazio Maria Viola, Brian Peterson, Gabriele Pisetta, Geethanjali Pavar, Hibbah Akhtar, Filippo Menolascina, Enzo Mangano, Katherine Dunn, Roman Gabl, Alex Nila, Emanuela Molinari, Cathal Cummins, Gerard Thompson, Milly T. Y. Lo, Fiona Charlotte Denison, Paul Digard, Omair Malik, Mark J. G. Dunn, Catherine M. Mcdougall, Felicity V. Mehendale
Face Coverings, Aerosol Dispersion and Mitigation of Virus Transmission Risk 200 200 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

The SARS-CoV-2 virus is primarily transmitted through virus-laden fluid particles ejected from the mouth of infected people. Face covers can mitigate the risk of virus transmission but their outward effectiveness…

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A Pervasive Respiratory Monitoring Sensor for COVID-19 Pandemic

Author(s): Xiaoshuai Chen, Shuo Jiang, Zeyu Li, Benny P.L. Lo
A Pervasive Respiratory Monitoring Sensor for COVID-19 Pandemic 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Goal: The SARS-CoV-2 viral infection could cause severe acute respiratory syndrome disturbing the regular breathing and leading to continuous coughing. Automatic respiration monitoring systems could provide the necessary metrics and…

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