CVS, UPS Partner To Test UAV Delivery For Medications Written 23 October 2019

A test UPS delivery drone lands on Children's Island in Marblehead, MA, 22 Sept. 2016.| Associated Press–©

ABC News reports that CVS Health and UPS “are teaming up to test a program that delivers prescription medications by drone in as little as 10 minutes after placing an order.” UPS Flight Forward, “which already delivers medical samples by drone at WakeMed Hospital in North Carolina, made the announcement on Monday, just weeks after it received federal approval to start delivering packages via drones, according to a statement.” UPS “said it had completed more than 1,500 drone deliveries at the WakeMed campus in Raleigh since March and ‘plans to deliver packages to consumers at their homes in the near future.’”
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