‘Medibot’ to do rounds on Malaysian virus wards

first_imgKUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian scientists havecreated a barrel-shaped robot on wheels that they hope will make the rounds onhospital wards to check on coronavirus patients, reducing health workers’ riskof infection. The invention, built by scientists atthe International Islamic University Malaysia, is also fitted with a device tocheck patients’ temperatures remotely. (AFP) “Medibot” is a 1.5 meter tall(five foot) white robot, equipped with a camera and screen via which patientscan communicate remotely with medics.center_img ‘Medibot’ is mounted with a camera and screen via which patients can communicate remotely with medics. AFPlast_img