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From virus-slaying air purifiers to delivery robots, how university inventions are fighting COVID-19

Covid-19’s highly infectious nature means there is a pressing need to find solutions. Universities can help Image: REUTERS

Wei Shyy

President, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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The autonomous delivery robot delivers food and necessities to isolated patients and minimizes the risk of cross-infection from human contacts.
The autonomous delivery robot delivers food and necessities to isolated patients and minimizes the risk of cross-infection from human contact
20% (red spots) of the SARS-CoV epitopes have an identical genetic match to SARS-CoV-2, they may be promising candidates for vaccine development.
20% (red spots) of the SARS-CoV epitopes have an identical genetic match to SARS-CoV-2. They may be promising candidates for vaccine development.
Efforts to work collectively in knowledge sharing and research collaboration are vital to combat the global challenges brought by COVID-19.
Efforts to work collectively in knowledge-sharing and research collaboration are vital to combat the global challenges brought by Covid-19
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