Manna Aero is working with the Health Service Executive to deliver medicines and other essential supplies to vulnerable people in the small rural town of Moneygall. The company's trial uses autonomous drones made in Wales, and it is looking at the possibility of testing in the UK ‘within weeks’.
The UK has already announced a test of drones to carry supplies to the Isle of Wight during the pandemic. The model could be a life-saver for rural residents unable to access the medicines they need whilst social distancing.
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