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Chest X-rays can predict Covid-19 severity, study finds

Chest X-rays performed on young and middle-aged adults with Covid-19 can help predict which patients are at higher risk of severe illness and intubation, according to Mount Sinai researchers.

The study, published in Radiology, used a unique scoring system to evaluate the severity of individual Covid-19 cases based on X-ray images. The results could help clinicians triage patients more effectively.

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