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Last Updated : Apr 09, 2020 02:58 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

War heroes | Robots helping medical staff fight coronavirus

Take a look on the pictures below how robots are becoming warriors to save our frontline soldiers from coronavirus.

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread all over the world, the medical staff is playing the crucial role as a warrior fighting against the outbreak. But they are most at risk due to absence of adequate personal protection equipment. (Image: Reuters)
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As the coronavirus pandemic has spread all over the world, the medical staff is playing the crucial role as a warrior fighting against the outbreak. But they are most at risk due to absence of adequate personal protection equipment. (Image: Reuters)

However, to save the life of frontline soldiers, many countries are opting for robots to help medical staff communicate freely with COVID-19 patients without coming in close contact with them. (Image: Reuters)
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However, to save the life of frontline soldiers, many countries are opting for robots to help medical staff communicate freely with COVID-19 patients without coming in close contact with them. (Image: Reuters)

A coronavirus patient under treatment in the intensive care unit interacts with a robot at 'Ospedale di Circolo' hospital, in Varese, Italy. Six robots will help healthcare professionals assist COVID-19 patients, one robot for every two patients to maximise monitoring and assistance. (Image: AP)
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A coronavirus patient under treatment in the intensive care unit interacts with a robot at 'Ospedale di Circolo' hospital, in Varese, Italy. Six robots will help healthcare professionals assist COVID-19 patients, one robot for every two patients to maximise monitoring and assistance. (Image: AP)

A robot is placed in front of a coronavirus patient under treatment in the intensive care unit at 'Ospedale di Circolo' hospital, in Varese, Italy. (Image: AP)
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A robot is placed in front of a coronavirus patient under treatment in the intensive care unit at 'Ospedale di Circolo' hospital, in Varese, Italy. (Image: AP)

A health worker looks at the screen showing images taken by a robot helping medical teams treat patients suffering from COVID-19 in the Circolo hospital, in Varese, Italy. (Image: Reuters)
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A health worker looks at the screen showing images taken by a robot helping medical teams treat patients suffering from COVID-19 in the Circolo hospital, in Varese, Italy. (Image: Reuters)

A patient interacts with a robot helping medical teams treat patients suffering from the coronavirus outbreak in the Circolo hospital, in Varese, Italy. (Image: Reuters)
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A patient interacts with a robot helping medical teams treat patients suffering from the coronavirus outbreak in the Circolo hospital, in Varese, Italy. (Image: Reuters)

Deputy Head of the intensive care unit Flavio Tangian prepares a robot at 'Ospedale di Circolo' hospital, in Varese to help medial staff attend COVID-19 patients from a distance. (Image: AP)
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Deputy Head of the intensive care unit Flavio Tangian prepares a robot at 'Ospedale di Circolo' hospital, in Varese to help medial staff attend COVID-19 patients from a distance. (Image: AP)

Research assistant Maitai Dahlan from the Regional Centre of Robotics Technology at Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University demonstrates a mobile robot to help with the care of hospitalized COVID-19 patients by reducing the contact between them and hospital personnel in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: AP)
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Research assistant Maitai Dahlan from the Regional Centre of Robotics Technology at Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University demonstrates a mobile robot to help with the care of hospitalized COVID-19 patients by reducing the contact between them and hospital personnel in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: AP)

Medical workers walk by a police robot at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions to leave Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and China's epicentre of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, were lifted. (Image: Reuters)
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Medical workers walk by a police robot at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions to leave Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and China's epicentre of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, were lifted. (Image: Reuters)

Robots may emerge as heroes during the coronavirus as they are the safer option in this pandemic situation being contagion proof. (Image: Reuters)
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Robots may emerge as heroes during the coronavirus as they are the safer option in this pandemic situation being contagion proof. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Apr 9, 2020 02:57 pm
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