Coronavirus Live Updates: China Says 1,700 Medical Workers Have Been Infected

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA doctor checked on a patient at Jinyintan Hospital, designated for critical coronavirus patients, in Wuhan, China, on Thursday.Credit…Chinatopix, via Associated Press China reported the number of infected medical workers for the first time. China disclosed on Friday that 1,716 medical workers have contracted the virus and six of…

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Sikdar, Chitnis & Diao studying upper limb prosthetics

Siddhartha Sikdar, Professor, Bioengineering, Volgenau School of Engineering, Parag Chitnis, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, and Guoqing Diao, Associate Professor, Statistics, are working to develop and evaluate a prototype prosthetic control system that uses wearable ultrasound imaging sensors to sense residual muscle activity rather than electromyography. The vast majority of all trauma-related amputations in the United States…

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