COVID-19 has dominated our lives for two years now. Although we are returning to a new normal, with the help of rapidly developed vaccines, do we truly understand the virus? Why does it affect one patient more than another? Why do some patients deteriorate rapidly, while others slowly recover? COSMIC-19 is aiming to answer these questions using AI (Artificial Intelligence) and wearable technologies. Paul Blaney at Aptus Clinical clarifies an alternative approach to continued COVID-19 research.