Wearables have always been about trying to keep us healthy. Increasingly, they’re also being used to help detect when we’re sick.

And now, with the latest pandemic shuttering economies to help slow the virus spread, Apple Watches, Fitbits, Samsung Watches and other wearables are helping healthcare identify infected populations. Even more exciting, work is underway to help with early covid-19 detection.

Find out how, in my latest USA Today Tech column. And be healthy!