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Emergency Ventilator May Save Lives of COVID Patients

Emergency Ventilator May Save Lives of COVID Patients

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We’re currently battling one of the largest global crises of the decade. The COVID-19 pandemic came from nowhere, and the healthcare sector never could have predicted the rise in demand for equipment and supplies needed to tackle and prevent the spread of the virus, including medical-grade face masks, hand sanitizer and ventilators. The ventilator shortage has been a worldwide issue since around mid-February, when the virus had spread far and wide and scientists and medical professionals were beginning to more thoroughly understand its implications. But as time has passed, ventilator production has increased, while the need for the devices has thankfully decreased. With that said, there’s no knowing if and when we may see a “second wave” of COVID-19, and doctors need to be ready....