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Digital twins of humans will help fight pandemics in future. It’s the fourth industrial revolution.

“Digital twins”, or digital replicas of physical entities or processes, are transforming healthcare and many other critical sectors – from aviation to auto to power. It’s the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, in which machines are making decisions for humans. This transformation needs scalable, connected networks, and is the next big opportunity for telcos – a USD36 billion market by 2025.
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This is how the world will fight pandemics soon. The digital-twin technology promises to revolutionise the healthcare and life-sciences industry in the next few years. While you read this, researchers are working on creating a fully functioning digital twin of a human body for clinical trials of vaccines and simulation of personalised treatments. It’ll not only speed up
ecosystem. Not only will they have opportunities to partner and offer connectivity solutions, but they can also leverage the technology to enhance their networks. Whatever we saw in fictional Hollywood movies a few years ago is already the reality today. And whatever we are watching now will be the reality soon. Our world is getting reinvented.
This is how the world will fight pandemics soon. The digital-twin technology promises to revolutionise the healthcare and life-sciences industry in the next few years. While you read this, researchers are working on creating a fully functioning digital twin of a human body for clinical trials of vaccines and simulation of personalised treatments. It’ll not only speed up ecosystem. Not only will they have opportunities to partner and offer connectivity solutions, but they can also leverage the technology to enhance their networks. Whatever we saw in fictional Hollywood movies a few years ago is already the reality today. And whatever we are watching now will be the reality soon. Our world is getting reinvented.

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