Two-in-three people have been misdiagnosed after seeking help from online symptom checkers

Two-in-three people are misdiagnosed after turning to ‘Dr Google’ with their symptoms, new research shows. Online symptom checkers got the right illness just 36 per cent of the time, and placed it in the top three in only 52 per cent of cases. Warnings to visit health services were also inappropriate in more than half … Read more