November 10, 2022 6:18 AM EST

Zipline revolutionized health care across parts of Africa by delivering vital medical supplies -via drone in areas unreachable by road. Now it is bringing its expertise to the U.S. In November 2021, Zipline announced a partnership with Walmart to deliver small packages straight to customers’ front doors within 50 miles of its drone distribution center in Pea Ridge, Ark. Zipline’s drones don’t land; they airdrop parachute–protected packages within 15 minutes of ordering. Through another partnership with a health care organization in the Salt Lake City area, Zipline is delivering prescriptions, harking back to the company’s roots

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