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Cuddly Aflac Social Robot Ducks Aim to Comfort Children With SCD

By: 3BL Media

SOURCE: Aflac Incorporated


By Mary Chapman

The supplemental insurance provider Aflac is expanding its “My Special Aflac Duck” social robot program to benefit children with sickle cell disease (SCD).

Healthcare professionals and nonprofit organizations can order the life-sized robotic companion for free for children ages 3 and up who have cancer or SCD. The social robot ducks are meant to give comfort and relief to pediatric patients. The ducks can be ordered here.

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