How the UAE is using drones in the fight against COVID-19

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The current coronavirus pandemic is seeing the UAE emerge as a world leader when it comes to drone capabilities.

That's according to Dubai-based Falcon Eye Drones Services (FEDS), which says unmanned aerial vehicle are playing a key role in the fight against the virus.

Their CEO Rabih Bou Rached explains how authorities have been using drones over the last few weeks.

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