Ventilators are needed to treat seriously ill Covid-19 patients when they develop breathing difficulties. Photo: Reuters Ventilators are needed to treat seriously ill Covid-19 patients when they develop breathing difficulties. Photo: Reuters
Ventilators are needed to treat seriously ill Covid-19 patients when they develop breathing difficulties. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Chinese ventilator makers working ‘around the clock’ amid global shortage

  • Hospitals worldwide need ventilators to treat seriously ill Covid-19 patients, and they’re turning to China to supply them
  • But getting hold of the key components from Europe and the US is a challenge, and manufacturers are stretched to capacity

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Ventilators are needed to treat seriously ill Covid-19 patients when they develop breathing difficulties. Photo: Reuters Ventilators are needed to treat seriously ill Covid-19 patients when they develop breathing difficulties. Photo: Reuters
Ventilators are needed to treat seriously ill Covid-19 patients when they develop breathing difficulties. Photo: Reuters
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