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Open Source Pulse Oximeter for COVID-19

An easily constructed USB-powered pulse oximeter device that can be built for around $25 and features an OLED display.

COVID-19 is a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that primarily attacks a person’s respiratory system. Some milder symptoms can include fever, aches, and chills, but it can also lead to more serious conditions such as pneumonia. A person who has pneumonia or even slight shortness of breath might not know when to go to a hospital, especially as they start to get even more overwhelmed. This is why I created this open source pulse oximeter, which can assist in getting people the help they need and get accurate information about their current condition.”

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