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In the Pandemic, Tech Coming to the Rescue

UK Testing Drones to Deliver Medical Supplies Source:  UK's NHS Medical Test Drone Testing Fast Tracked for This Week The use of new technologies in the coronavirus health crisis is proving to be increasingly important. The United Kingdom is starting test trials this week on using drones to deliver much needed medical supplies during the pandemic. The drone delivery service project is being spearheaded by the UK's Transport Ministry. They're fast tracking the effort.  The first deliveries are going to a hospital on the Isle of Wight.  The Ministry also hopes to use drones to deliver other vital supplies. British Robots Delivering Groceries Meanwhile, a fleet of robots on wheels are delivering groceries and other vital shopping items during the UK's coronavirus lockdown.  For example, the UK  robot company Starship is providing  free robot deliveries of groceries to all NHS health workers in the t