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How robots is helping to cub the spread of Coronavirus

By Guardian Exclusive
04 March 2020   |   4:09 pm
To curb the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, robots have been mobilised in China and parts of the U.S. to perform tasks that will reduce human contact with people already infected with the virus and inform the public about preventive measures to take to avoid getting infected.⁣⁣

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