Setting COVID-19 Research Priorities

Benjamin Eggleton

Sensors could help address many pandemic-related challenges. A team in Australia wants to pinpoint where the technology could have the greatest impact.

COVID-19 testing[Image: Getty Images]

Whether they’re used for virus detection, improved screening, health monitoring or to measure transmissibility, advances in sensor technology could be pivotal as the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. But “sensor technology” covers a lot of ground—where should researchers actually focus their efforts?

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