The new free application is called SEI or SEICoV and receives the acronym after being developed by the Spanish Society of Immunology. Its purpose is none other than to allow the user to quickly differentiate the symptoms between the common cold, the flu or the Covid-19.
The tool SEICoV It uses a questionnaire that the user must answer so that depending on the symptoms they are exhibiting, they can immediately receive a diagnosis indicating whether it is Covid-19 or another similar pathology such as the common cold. or the flu.
The application was designed as part of a multidisciplinary collaborative effort between the Royal Spanish Football Federation RFEF, Bayesia (France) which provides the artificial intelligence software, as well as doctors from different institutes and hospitals.
For this, the analysis of data from 1,420 patients from across Europe was taken into account, as well as additional indications provided by the disease prevention centers to offer a self-assessment of symptoms related to Covid-19.
According to the association, the app is already available for both device users ios as Android, and in no case does it collect user data or store and send it to servers in the cloud.
With simple and common questions about loss of smell, fever, taste, cough, difficulty breathing, headache or voice problems, the app is able to diagnose your possible illness. .
From the Spanish Society of Immunology, they remember that the results are not a diagnostic test but only a simple orientation of our condition and that they do not in any way replace professional medical advice.
As many know, the app Covid Radar developed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation of our country has a different purpose, as it is designed to help prevent the spread and contagion of the Covid-19 coronavirus.
It works in a way that anonymously communicates the positive diagnosis and also anonymously communicates exposure to people and contacts on your calendar with whom you may have been in contact.