Robotic Clinicians for Taking Nasal Swabs During Covid Pande
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The very act of taking a nasal swab for COVID-19 testing can put a clinician performing it, or one nearby instructing the patient on how to do it, at risk.

Now, a new robot has been unveiled by Brain Navi, a Taiwanese firm, that performs nasal swabs all on its own. It may make it possible to expand testing for Coronavirus while preventing its possible spread at the testing site.

The Nasal Swab Robot device uses facial recognition techniques to locate the nostrils and deliver the swab inside.

Everything that occurs after the patient is situated in a head-holder is essentially automatic, with the sample ending up in a closed container safe for handling.

The Nasal Swab Robot has not yet approved anywhere for actual use, but the company has the go-ahead for a clinical trial in Taiwan and is working on an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the device in the United States.

Source: https://www.medgadget.com/2020/08/robotic-clinicians-for-taking-nasal-swabs-during-covid-pandemic.html
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