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The U.S. Has Lots of Ventilators — but Too Few Specialists to Mind Them

The U.S. Has Lots of Ventilators -- but Too Few Specialists to Mind Them

The U.S. Has Lots of Ventilators — but Too Few Specialists to Mind Them The U.S. Has Lots of Ventilators — but Too Few Specialists to Mind Them A burst of production solved the dire shortage that defined the first wave of the coronavirus. But the surplus may not be enough to prevent large numbers of deaths. Source link

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‘My hair has to be perfect’: Trump appears to lie about ventilators, people crying and more after boasting about appearance

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‘My hair has to be perfect’: Trump appears to lie about ventilators, people crying and more after boasting about appearance ‘My hair has to be perfect’: Trump appears to lie about ventilators, people crying and more after boasting about appearance The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Donald …

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NY Needed Ventilators for Coronavirus. They Developed One in a Month.

New York Needed Ventilators. So They Developed One in a Month.

The nudge came in an email in early March from an Italian friend alarmed by how fast the deadly coronavirus was spreading in his country. A shortage of ventilators, he told Scott Cohen and Marcel Botha, was a critical problem in Italy, and he warned that it soon would be in the United States, too. He urged the pair to …

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New York Needed Ventilators. So They Developed One in a Month.

New York Needed Ventilators. So They Developed One in a Month.

The nudge came in an email in early March from an Italian friend alarmed by how fast the deadly coronavirus was spreading in his country. A shortage of ventilators, he told Scott Cohen and Marcel Botha, was a critical problem in Italy, and he warned that it soon would be in the United States, too. He urged the pair to …

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10 African Countries Have No Ventilators. That’s Only Part of the Problem.

10 African Countries Have No Ventilators. That’s Only Part of the Problem.

DAKAR, Senegal — South Sudan, a nation of 11 million, has more vice presidents (five) than ventilators (four). The Central African Republic has three ventilators for its five million people. In Liberia, which is similar in size, there are six working machines — and one of them sits behind the gates of the United States Embassy. In all, fewer than …

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Trump declares US ‘king of ventilators’ even as coronavirus death toll tops 36,000

Trump claims China lying about new coronavirus death toll in furious Twitter rant

Donald Trump capped another wild week of the coronavirus outbreak by again criticising some of the country’s governors and declaring the United States the “king of ventilators” and his public health team discounted governors’ claims on testing shortages – even as the coronavirus death toll topped 36,000 with 692,000 confirmed cases. Leading Democrats continue to claim the president and his administration oversaw a slow federal response and …

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Coronavirus: Russia says it would accept Trump’s ‘kind offer’ to send ventilators

Coronavirus: Russia says it would accept Trump's 'kind offer' to send ventilators

Russia said it would “certainly accept” President Donald Trump‘s offer to send ventilators to help with the country’s battle against the coronavirus. During a press briefing on Wednesday, Mr Trump said he planned to send the machines to help Russia. “I think Russia is going to need ventilators. They’re having a hard time in Moscow. We’re going to help them,” he …

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Trump administration ignored pandemic playbook which would have secured ventilators and masks for hospitals two months ago

Trump administration ignored pandemic playbook which would have secured ventilators and masks for hospitals two months ago

As the US scrambles to secure critical supplies of basic medical safety equipment to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, a 2016 White House playbook has come to light detailing how a federal procurement response should have begun two months ago. The 69-page National Security Council document, revealed in reporting by Politico, outlines a full set of strategies for dealing with a …

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Coronavirus: Trump demands GM start making ventilators – despite cancelling earlier deal

Coronavirus: Trump demands GM start making ventilators – despite cancelling earlier deal

Donald Trump has demanded Ford and General Motors pivot to making ventilators that could save lives amid the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, in a tweet urging the Chevrolet maker to re-open an Ohio assembly plant the company no longer owns. The demand follows just one day after a report indicated the White House had decided earlier in the week …

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Coronavirus: Trump claims about New York ventilators ‘ignorant’ and ‘grossly uninformed’, says Cuomo

Coronavirus: Trump takes credit for Cuomo’s high approval on pandemic response

New York governor Andrew Cuomo has hit back at claims by President Donald Trump that the state is secretly stockpiling ventilators needed by coronavirus patients, calling them “ignorant” and “grossly uninformed.” The president tweeted on Friday morning: “Thousand [sic] of Federal Government (delivered) Ventilators found in New York storage. N.Y. must distribute NOW!” Governor Cuomo was asked about the president’s …

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