Drones could help medical workers fight disease in roadless areas
Fighting disease in developing countries is an uphill battle.
One of the biggest challenges: the lack of roads.
How do you get clinical samples – blood, stool, urine – from a remote village to a laboratory where the samples can be tested for disease?
A Michigan start-up called Vayu has taken a promising step toward addressing that crucial problem by using a drone on a life-saving medical mission in Madagascar.
Vayu's Julie Bateman joined us today.
Copyright 2021 Michigan Radio. To see more, visit Michigan Radio.