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Intelligent robot reduces cross-infection risks for coronavirus


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Throat swab nucleic acid test is one of the most important diagnostic methods for Covid-19.

Robot consists of a mechanical arm, an endoscope, wireless transmission equipment, and an interaction terminal.

Mechanical arm is snake-shaped and can ensure precise operation in the throat.

Robot can receive real-time instructions and collect throat swabs quickly and gently.

Robot has collected 80 throat swab samples since it was put into operation.

Besides preventing cross-infection for medical workers, robot prevents improper sample collecting

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