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India Positive: Mangaluru Doctor Develops COVID Guard to Monitor Quarantine Patients

Jul 03, 2020 07:04 PM IST India India

A Mangaluru-based paediatrician, in association with a healthcare solutions provider, has developed Covid Guard, a wearable technology which helps the authorities monitor contacts and asymptomatic Covid-19 patients. Paediatrician Dr B Shantharam Baliga, the brain behind ‘Covid Guard Home Quarantine and Asymptomatic Case Monitoring System’, said that the technology can reduce the expenditure to the government and also avoid controversies that could arise out of using smartphones for monitoring.