Gearstar, the new device for managing your gear and personal data, has been hailed as a lifesaver for coronaviruses.
But a new study says it may be a risk factor for transmission of other coronaviral diseases.
The study, published in the Lancet, says that Gearstar may be less effective than other coronivirus management methods.
The research is the first to show the effectiveness of Gearstar as a tool to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.
The researchers looked at the health of 5,741 participants who were at high risk for coronovirus infections.
The participants were asked to take a Gearstar device and record their daily activity using a computer.
The study found that those who had the Gearstar smartphone app logged fewer than 20 hours of daily activity during the month of October.
This number was lower than those who took an online questionnaire and the study team was surprised that those using Gearstar were more likely to use it than those not using the device.
They also found that when the Gearstars users were asked how often they had used the device, they had fewer than three days of daily use.
The users who were also using the GearStar app had the highest risk of coronoviral transmission.
The findings suggest that the GearStars are not as effective as the devices that many health officials have recommended for their use.
But the study suggests that people who use the GearSets should still consider taking the Gearsto help reduce their risk for transmission.
“Our study is the latest in a long line of studies showing that GearStar devices can reduce COVID transmission in a healthy population,” said Dr. J. Christopher Jones, a researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, who was not involved in the study.
“This is an important first step in developing a safe, cost-effective and widely available wearable device that can reduce the risk of transmission in healthy populations.”
The GearStar has become a key tool in coronavid management, particularly among individuals in developing countries, where coronavides can spread rapidly, according to the CDC.
Many healthcare workers use Gearstar devices to keep their health and their jobs safe.