A medical worker checks the drip of a patient in the ICU (intensive care unit) of Zhongnan Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 24, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Artificial intelligence applications surge as China battles to contain coronavirus epidemic

  • Autonomous robots have also replaced human cleaners at segregated wards to reduce infection rates
  • The voice robot, which collects and checks information such as personal identity, health condition and whereabouts
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

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A medical worker checks the drip of a patient in the ICU (intensive care unit) of Zhongnan Hospital in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 24, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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Sarah Dai

Sarah Dai

Sarah Dai, based in Beijing, covers technology and capital flows in the world of start-ups in Greater China. Previously, she worked as financial correspondent for Caixin Media in Hong Kong for over two years and wrote for China Daily in Beijing and London.