Robot that can detect coronavirus and enforce face mask rules undergoes trials

Robot that can detect coronavirus and enforce face mask rules undergoes trials

A humanoid robot that can test for coronavirus and tell patients not to wear a face mask is being tried in hospitals. The mechanical nurse, named Cira-03, can take the temperature of Covid-19 patients and even perform blood tests. With a human face and robotic arms, the mechanical creation is…

Hancock announces new trials for antibody Covid treatment

Hancock announces new trials for antibody Covid treatment

England Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced new trials for an antibody treatment for Covid-19 patients. He told MPs: “I am delighted to say that over the weekend the trial of the Oxford vaccine restarted. “And I can tell the House that we will now be trialling a promising new…

Aldi trials brand new way for people to shop with click and collect

Aldi trials brand new way for people to shop with click and collect

Aldi is testing its first UK click-and-collect services, the supermarket chain confirms today. The supermarket is currently piloting the service for Aldi colleagues from a store in the Midlands and plans to expand it to customers in the coming weeks. During the current trial, Aldi colleagues will be able to…

China has quietly vaccinated more than 100,000 people for Covid-19 before completing safety trials

China has quietly vaccinated more than 100,000 people for Covid-19 before completing safety trials

China has taken a shortcut in the global sprint to develop and deliver vaccines for the novel coronavirus. Sinopharm, the state-owned company developing two of China’s leading vaccine candidates, told China National Radio on Monday that it has already vaccinated hundreds of thousands of Chinese citizens — even though the…