Robots can help in Fight against Ebola

November 8, 2014 12:24 PM

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Robots can help in Fight against Ebola

If everything goes well, robots will be deployed to fight the Ebola disease in West Africa. On Friday, the White House had a meeting with engineers from America's top robotics universities. They discussed how robots can provide help to healthcare workers who are working in Ebola-affected areas. Think-tanks were hosted by the White House at UC-Berkeley, Texas A&M, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

A doctoral candidate, Velin Dimitrov from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, who has attended one of the four workshops sponsored by White House, said that the goal of workshops was to connect current technology with resources to prevent Ebola outbreaks. According to Dimitrov, it is not an easy task a...

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