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Crackdown on skin-colour bias by fingertip oxygen sensors is coming, hints FDA

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  • Update 03 February 2024: This story has been updated with a response from the US Food and Drug Administration.

  • Clarification 05 February 2024: The number of people with “darkly pigmented” skin who, according to US Food and Drug Administration guidelines, must be included in testing of pulse oximeters has been clarified.


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