Expert Says Best to Use Medical Grade Thermometers When Checking for Fever

February 17, 2020

It's the scary image that's become an iconic symbol of the worldwide coronavirus crisis: medical personnel pointing a digital thermometer at foreheads, testing for any sign of a fever. But what if those thermometer readings aren't accurate? The devices being used are meant for pipes, plumbing and other industrial uses. Instead, medical personnel should be using medical grade thermometers which touch human skin, according to experts.

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