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New Horizons: From Vision to Impact

New Horizons: From Vision to Impact

Author(s): Metin Akay
New Horizons: From Vision to Impact 768 432 IEEE Pulse
Over the past two years, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), and the associated coronavirus disease (COVID-19), have greatly impacted our lives. This pandemic has revealed how our healthcare systems were not prepared for this major challenge, especially with respect to treatment, rapid diagnosis, and tracking, as well as limited hospital equipment, staff members, and resources. COVID-19 will be one of the deadliest pandemics in modern history and continues to strain resources available not only to healthcare workers, but also the general public, while the number of infected people and cases continues to drastically increase daily, especially within the United States and Europe. read more