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Majority of Americans think COVID-19 advanced healthcare tech

The national survey includes opinions of 1,000 US adults

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Majority of Americans think COVID-19 advanced healthcare tech. Source: pexels.com

According to a survey, 64% of Americans think that COVID-19 has advanced healthcare technology and they are embracing it.

Besides, 48% have used telemedicine during the pandemic.

Meanwhile, 81% of those who have used telemedicine during the pandemic, said they will continue doing so once the pandemic is over. That’s a 35% increase from just six months ago.

The pandemic has many making their health a priority, the report states. According to data, 26% said they made changes to their health insurance for 2021, with the biggest reported change being increased coverage.

The pandemic is also changing the way people work out. Furthermore, 36% said they have purchased in-home exercise equipment during the pandemic. An additional 42% said they have been doing virtual workouts.

We’ve reported that Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, BNT-162b2, is expected to generate $30 billion in sales by 2026, with peak sales of $13.9 billion in 2021

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