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Your Fitbit Might Help Track the Path of Covid-19

Researchers have known for years that wearables could be useful for detecting illness. Now they’re exploring whether fitness devices could help track and even contain Covid-19.

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As a runner, I live by my fitness tracker data — not just to record pace and distance…

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Ashley Mateo

Ashley Mateo

Ashley Mateo has over a decade’s worth of experience covering fitness and health for publications including the WSJ, Men’s Journal, SELF, and more. @ashleymateo

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