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A drone used to transport a human tissue sample lands at a hospital in Antwerp, Belgium, on August 23, 2022.
A drone used to transport a human tissue sample lands at a hospital in Antwerp, Belgium, on August 23, 2022. © AFP

In the first trial of its kind in Europe, a drone was used to transport human tissue between two hospitals in Antwerp, Belgium, on Tuesday, in a test flight that it is hoped could pave the way for the faster transfer and testing of samples in cases where time is of the essence.