CVs and ups will use drones to deliver drugs to communities with severe outbreaks


Beijing time, April 28, morning news, according to foreign media reports, UPS, a United Parcel Service Company, announced on Monday that the US CVS drug administration and ups will start using drones to deliver drugs to residents of a retired community in Florida next month to help the community maintain social distance.
Starting in early May, with the assistance of the Federal Aviation Administration, 135000 residents of the community will receive drugs through matternet’s M2 UAV system. UPS said the drone would deliver the drugs to a location near the community, which would then be delivered by truck. UPS also said it would consider expanding its business and delivery by two other local CVS pharmacies.
“Our drone delivery service will help CVS pharmacy provide safe and effective drug delivery services to this large retired community and help residents receive drugs without leaving their homes,” Scott price, chief strategic transformation officer of UPS, said in a press release. “UPS is committed to making its own contribution to the fight against the new crown epidemic, which is also based on our innovation Another way to support healthcare customers and individuals. ”
This innovative approach is designed to help communities that were more affected during the outbreak. Earlier this month, Florida governor Ron de Santis said the elderly should stay at home and pay more attention to protection. As of Monday, novel coronavirus pneumonia was the least diagnosed in Florida, at least 31520 people were diagnosed.
CVs and ups have worked together last year to explore unattended delivery services. UPS flight forward and partner matternet are the only companies that have FAA flight certification and can operate a commercial drone delivery business in the United States. (Berg)