These drones are delivering covid-19 supplies to hospitals. Here's why that matters

Residents of Huntersville, North Carolina might notice drones flying above the city. That’s because Novant Health, in partnership with Zipline, has begun using drones to help deliver life-saving PPE to its hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how that could potentially shape the future of health care.

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  1. ro pro on January 6, 2021 at 10:55 pm

    This is cool for tiny payloads, but wtf is a ‘Chief Digital Officer’?

  2. BP_CherryBlossomTree on January 6, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    I think a friend of mine will be surprised I brought him a UAV delivered to his house

  3. Muhammad Shahrukh on January 6, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    Wowww thats really good way to help hospital. Keep going and we will Always Supports

  4. Lumberjack 2016 on January 6, 2021 at 11:08 pm

    We are in the future already

  5. R A2 on January 6, 2021 at 11:09 pm

    Zip line miles ahead of anything on the planet for best public service .

  6. Avalin Inman on January 6, 2021 at 11:18 pm

    Why mention Huntersville in your description when the operation is actually in Kannapolis, North Carolina?

  7. ARISTON RUSAL on January 6, 2021 at 11:25 pm

    Africa is surely’s amazing to see countries like RWANDA and GHANA implementing this kind of tech ahead of the US. KUDOS to them

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