Siri, is this croup or asthma?

A new Aussie app accurately diagnoses cough in children
Coughing child

Asking children to ‘just cough into this phone’ may help doctors determine whether a cough is related to asthma, croup or a lower respiratory infection. 

An Australian-developed smartphone app can diagnose asthma, croup, pneumonia, lower respiratory tract infections and bronchiolitis with up to 97% accuracy, a study has found.