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Body temperature scanners ‘unreliable for detecting Covid-19’ UK

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Mike Tipton's research finds the current technology and methods of temperature monitoring are unreliable and inaccurate in detecting Coronavirus

Period14 Jan 2021 → 22 Feb 2021

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TitleTemperature scanners rendered useless, new study says
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletWISH-TV
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date22/02/21
DescriptionNoncontact temperature devices to detect fevers are of little value and can result in high numbers of false negatives, scientists from the University of Portsmouth say.
Producer/AuthorDr. Mary Gillis
URLhttps://www.wishtv.com/news/coronavirus/temperature-scanners-rendered-useless-new-study-says/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleStudy: Temperature Scanners of Limited Value in Detecting COVID-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletPharmacy Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date20/01/21
DescriptionA study published in Experimental Physiology suggests that taking temperature readings of a person’s fingertip and eye would give a significantly better and more reliable reading and help identify those with fever compared to a full body scan
Producer/AuthorJill Murphy
URLhttps://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/study-temperature-scanners-of-limited-value-in-detecting-covid-19
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleSurface temperature scanner is an unreliable way to detect fever associated with Covid-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletNews-Medical.net
Media typeWeb
CountryAustralia
Date18/01/21
DescriptionMaking people stand in front of a scanner to have their body temperature read can result in a large number of false negatives, allowing people with Covid-19 to pass through airports and hospitals undetected.
URLhttps://www.news-medical.net/news/20210118/Surface-temperature-scanner-is-an-unreliable-way-to-detect-fever-associated-with-Covid-19.aspx
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleConcern at accuracy of Covid body scanners
Degree of recognitionLocal
Media name/outletThe News
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/01/21
DescriptionBody temperature scanners used in the city's port and university could be returning false negatives
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scans too unreliable to detect Covid-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletEngineering & Technology
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/01/21
DescriptionTaking body temperature scans to determine whether people may be infected with Covid-19 is unreliable, scientists have warned, suggesting it could allow individuals with the disease to pass through airports and hospitals undetected.

A team from the University of Portsmouth found multiple inaccuracies with such a test that they believe largely invalidates the results
URLhttps://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2021/01/body-temperature-scans-are-too-unreliable-to-detect-covid-19-study-finds/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleTemperature Scanners of Limited Value in Detecting COVID-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletPsychreg
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/01/21
DescriptionMaking people stand in front of a scanner to have their body temperature read can result in a large number of false negatives, allowing people with COVID-19 to pass through airports and hospitals undetected
URLhttps://www.psychreg.org/temperature-scanners-limited-value/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleTemperature scanners of ‘limited value’ in detecting COVID-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletDentistry.co.uk
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/01/21
DescriptionTemperature scanners are of limited accuracy when it comes to detecting COVID-19, it has been suggested.
Producer/AuthorGaby Bissett
URLhttps://www.dentistry.co.uk/2021/01/15/temperature-scanners-accuracy-covid/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleCoronavirus: UK study finds temperature scanners of ‘limited value’ in Covid-19 detection
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletHead Topics UK
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/01/21
DescriptionCovid-19 can pass through supposedly stringent undetected, due to flaws in current temperature-checking tech, a UK study has shown
URLhttps://headtopics.com/uk/coronavirus-uk-study-finds-temperature-scanners-of-limited-value-in-covid-19-detection-18049287
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleEyeball and fingertip temperature checks are 'much more reliable' than body scans at detecting fevers associated with Covid-19, scientists claim
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletDaily Mail
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionThermal screening to spot people infected with coronavirus is more reliable when scanning the eyeball and fingertip than taking body or forehead measurements
Producer/AuthorJoe Pinkstone
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9146667/Forehead-scanners-result-large-number-false-study-warns.html
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleCoronavirus: UK study finds temperature scanners of ‘limited value’ in Covid-19 detection
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Express
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionCovid-19 can pass through supposedly stringent undetected, due to flaws in current temperature-checking tech, a UK study has shown
Producer/AuthorTom Fish
URLhttps://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1384293/coronavirus-study-uk-study-temperature-scanners-limited-value-covid-19-detection-evg
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scanners ‘unreliable for detecting Covid-19’
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletExpress and Star
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionScientists found that readings from a person’s fingertip and eye provide a more reliable reading to help identify those with a fever
URLhttps://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2021/01/14/body-temperature-scanners-unreliable-for-detecting-covid-19/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scanners `unreliable for detecting Covid-19´
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThis is Money
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionBody temperature scanners provide a large number of false negative results, allowing people with Covid-19 to pass through undetected, according to a new study
URLhttps://www.thisismoney.co.uk/wires/pa/article-9146627/Body-temperature-scanners-unreliable-detecting-Covid-19.html
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scanners unreliable for detecting covid, study shows
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletCoventryLive
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionBody temperature scanners provide a large number of false negative results, allowing people with Covid-19 to pass through undetected, according to a new study.
Producer/AuthorNeil Shaw
URLhttps://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/uk-world-news/body-temperature-scanners-unreliable-detecting-19623021
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scanners ‘unreliable for detecting Covid-19’
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletBelfast Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionScientists found that readings from a person’s fingertip and eye provide a more reliable reading to help identify those with a fever.
Producer/AuthorBen Mitchell
URLhttps://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/body-temperature-scanners-unreliable-for-detecting-covid-19-39967648.html
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scanner holds limited value in detecting Covid-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletHindu Business Line
Media typeWeb
CountryIndia
Date14/01/21
DescriptionA new study argues that taking temperature readings of a person’s fingertip and the eye can give a more efficient reading and may help better in identifying Covid-19 cases during fever checks at airports and hospitals.
Producer/AuthorPrashasti Awasthi
URLhttps://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/science/body-temperature-scanner-holds-limited-value-in-detecting-covid-19-study/article33577709.ece
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scanners ‘unreliable for detecting Covid-19’
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Herald
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionBody temperature scanners provide a large number of false negative results, allowing people with Covid-19 to pass through undetected, according to a new study
Producer/AuthorPress Association
URLhttps://www.heraldscotland.com/news/national-news/19010720.body-temperature-scanners-unreliable-detecting-covid-19/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleConcerns over accuracy of Covid body scanners used at Portsmouth port and university
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionBody temperature scanners used in the city's port and university could be returning false Covid negatives, allowing people to spread an ‘undetected infection'
Producer/AuthorFiona Callingham
URLhttps://www.portsmouth.co.uk/health/coronavirus/concerns-over-accuracy-covid-body-scanners-used-portsmouth-port-and-university-3101335
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scanners ‘unreliable for detecting Covid-19’
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletJersey Evening Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionBody temperature scanners provide a large number of false negative results, allowing people with Covid-19 to pass through undetected, according to a new study
URLhttps://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/uk-news/2021/01/14/body-temperature-scanners-unreliable-for-detecting-covid-19/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBody temperature scanners ‘unreliable for detecting Covid-19’
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletJohn O'Groat Journal
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionScientists from the University of Portsmouth have found that readings from a person’s fingertip and eye provide a more reliable reading to help identify those with a fever.
URLhttps://www.johnogroat-journal.co.uk/news/national/body-temperature-scanners-unreliable-for-detecting-covid-19-10905/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleForehead scanners result in a large number of false, study warns
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletBig World Tale
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date14/01/21
DescriptionForehead surface temperature scanners are unreliable at detecting Covid-19 and result in a large number of false negatives, scientists warn
URLhttps://bigworldtale.com/science/forehead-scanners-result-in-a-large-number-of-false-study-warns/
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleTemperature scanners of limited value in detecting Covid-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletAlphaGalileo
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date14/01/21
DescriptionMaking people stand in front of a scanner to have their body temperature read can result in a large number of false negatives, allowing people with Covid-19 to pass through airports and hospitals undetected.
URLhttps://www.alphagalileo.org/en-gb/Item-Display/ItemId/203239?returnurl=https://www.alphagalileo.org/en-gb/Item-Display/ItemId/203239
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleTemperature scanners have limited value in detecting COVID-19
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletbiermann-medizin.de
Media typeWeb
CountryGermany
Date14/01/21
DescriptionThe contactless measurement of body temperature with a scanner, as is customary in times of the COVID-19 pandemic, for example at airports, can lead to a large number of false-negative results, warn scientists. So it could happen that people suffering from COVID-19 go unnoticed
URLhttps://biermann-medizin.de/forscher-temperaturscanner-besitzen-beim-nachweis-von-covid-19-nur-begrenzten-wert/
PersonsMike Tipton

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