The Covid-19 pandemic caught the entire world grossly unprepared to supply ventilators. We should have had more. Full adult ICU ventilators are expensive and difficult to rapidly obtain at scale. There are alternatives, but none can provide full ventilator capabilities. While the US is flattening the curve, there are areas of the world that have staggeringly low access to this vital equipment.
May-5-2020, 20:17:46 GMT