Getting medicine to rural villages in Rwanda just got a lot easier.
A health clinic in rural Virginia was receiving medicine deliveries from a drone on Friday, but the demonstration also highlights the hurdles that remain before such deliveries become common.
Rwanda launched a program Friday that will use drones to deliver blood to hospitals in rural, hard-to-access parts of the country in what has been hailed as the first commercial drone delivery service in the world.
The world's first drone delivery service has launched in Rwanda to airdrop blood to dying patients
San Francisco-based Zipline, which launched its autonomous drone medical supply delivery program in Rwanda, is bringing its live-saving robots to the U.S. as regulations ease