Apple is using its new blood oxygen measurement tool to study COVID

Published Sep 15 2020 at 5:36 PM GMT
  • The Apple Watch Series 6 is here with more ways to quantify every aspect of your being.
  • Its latest fancy health feature is a way to measure your blood oxygen levels.
  • Blood oxygen is one indicator of pulmonary health, and Apple is already putting the new capability to a very timely use.  Apple announced that it is using the blood oxygen feature on the new Apple Watch to study COVID-19.
  • It's partnering with the Seattle Flu Study and the University of Washington School of Medicine to better understand how COVID affects the respiratory system.  Apple already has a COVID-screening tool available on its website and devices, and is working on contact tracing to help track the spread of the disease.  More about Covid 19, Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Event, Tech, and Health.



  • Published Sep 15, 2020 5:36 PM GMT