These Medical Delivery Drones Could Soon Be Supplying U.S. Hospitals

After successfully developing a program that flies blood to hospitals in Rwanda, the medical drone company is nearing FAA approval to help cut down the time it takes to get supplies to health centers in rural America.
If a health clinic in rural Rwanda needs blood for an emergency transfusion, doctors can text or call a distribution center, and around half an hour later a drone will show up with plasma and platelets. The system, which is the first of its kind in the world, has been in place for the last 18 months. This year, the startup behind it, Zipline, will likely begin testing its drones in the United States.Read Full Story

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