Thorasys: Lung Function Testing That’s Rapid, Easy, and Portable

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Thorasys went into business to develop a better alternative to spirometry for lung function testing, but now finds itself in possession of an oscillometry platform that’s also well-suited for identifying early stages of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients.

As of this writing, more than 300,000 people around the world have died as a result of COVID-19. No doubt it is a devastating and frightening pandemic, but it’s not without a bright side.

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