Robot surgeon reduces HIV-infection risk in Beijing

August 24, 2017

published: 2017-05-20 06:45:20

HIV is passed on through bodily fluids like blood, which can make it dangerous for surgeons to carry out operations on infected patients. To cope with this difficulty, The General Hospital of People’s Liberation Army (also known as Chinese PLA General Hospital) in Beijing has recently employed “a robot” in a surgery on an HIV-infected patient, CCTV reports.