Most people accessing USC COVID-19 patient self-assessment tool report mild symptoms

Most people who accessed a USC web-based COVID-19 patient self-assessment tool reported mild symptoms that would not typically require immediate medical attention, according to new research by the Keck School of Medicine of USC.The tool, developed with AltaMed Health Services and Akido Labs, uses answers to six questions to provide an assessment along with customized recommendations regarding evaluation and treatment, self-care and infection-prevention practices. The recommendations are based on CDC guidelines.