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Tehri: Drone transports blood sample from remote area

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An (UAV) could prove to be a boon for the in future as a on Friday transported a single unit of blood from a remote primary health centre in district.

The was used to carry a blood unit in the area which is geographically difficult to traverse.

"As a trial, we transported a unit of blood from Nandgaon to the district hospital's which was 30 kilometres away. The took 18 minutes to transport blood without any problem," said Dr SS Pangti, a at district hospital,

"We will conduct similar trials in the near future to check drone's reliability," he added.

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First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 10:39 IST