Authorization

Ghana is using drones to deliver coronavirus vaccines to rural communities

Ghana is using drones to deliver coronavirus vaccines to rural communities

One of Zipline's drones.
Zipline




Zipline has started delivering coronavirus vaccines with drone in Ghana.




This tackles one of the biggest problems with the rollout – distributing doses in poorer countries.




Zipline has delivered medical supplies by drone since 2016, and works with Walmart and Novant Health.




Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories.


Ghana has become the first country to launch a nationwide program to deliver coronavirus vaccines with drones.Zipline started delivering the shots on Tuesday as part of the WHO's first shipment of vaccines through COVAX, its program that aims to provide poorer countries with enough doses to cover 20% of their population.The San Francisco startup has been delivering medical supplies including blood, personal protective equipment, and vaccines since 2016 using patented, autonomous drones.Doctors can use Zipline's app to place orders and track shipments.
See also:
Leave a comment
News
  • Latest
  • Read
  • Commented
Calendar Content
«    Апрель 2021    »
ПнВтСрЧтПтСбВс
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930