Hospitals in Thailand have modified robots that can monitor patients and take some of the burden off of health professionals.
- The coronavirus outbreak that originated in China has killed more than 15,000 people worldwide and infected more than 349,000, according to recent totals.
- Thailand has more than 700 confirmed cases, but only one death from COVID-19.
- Hospitals in Thailand have modified robots that can monitor patients and take some of the burden off of health professionals.
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As the novel coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, healthcare workers are facing a shortage of supplies and personnel.
As of Monday, COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has infected more than 349,000 people worldwide, and has killed more than 15,000. More than 700 people in Thailand are infected, thought the country has only recorded one death from COVID-19.
Some hospitals in Thailand are using "ninja robots" to help in the fight against coronavirus. The wheeled-robots can take the temperature of patients and handle other interactions, reducing the risk of exposure to medical workers who don't need to be present. The team creating the robots is working on ways to make the bots even more useful, so that they can deliver food, clean and handle other jobs.
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These robots were originally designed to monitor recovering stroke patients.
Source: NY Post