A medical worker tests a Decathlon snorkelling mask upgraded with 3D-printed respiratory valve fittings. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: hospitals turn to snorkelling masks, 3D printing, amid global respirator shortage

  • Respirators are in desperately short supply worldwide because of the sheer number of patients
  • Snorkelling mask solution used for patients on brink of intensive-care treatment
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker tests a Decathlon snorkelling mask upgraded with 3D-printed respiratory valve fittings. Photo: AFP
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