Needles as small as human hair can help administer vaccines pain-free. These microneedles have the ability to connect with wireless communications to expand medicine personalized to the patient.
President Biden’s recently released infrastructure plan reflects the widespread agreement that the digital divide must be closed. This historic undertaking is a unique opportunity for industry and longstanding national leaders on broadband policy, such as Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, to work together and eliminate the remaining gaps.
Taxpayer dollars allocated for broadband infrastructure should first bring high-speed connections to households without at least 25/3 speeds. After unserved areas are connected, any remaining federal funds could be used to upgrade networks in underserved areas.
According to a recent report, the United States is outpacing the European Union in broadband adoption and investment. U.S. broadband companies invest more money than EU counterparts, which is reducing costs and increasing usage.
COVID-19 highlighted the importance of digital medicine such as therapeutic and digital diagnostic applications. These technologies can help alert doctors of potential health risks and more.