US President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Donald Trump pushes for more ventilators, invoking Defence Production Act as states continue to raise alarm

  • US president signs executive order to ensure General Electric, Medtronic, Resmed and other firms receive needed supplies to manufacture life-saving machines
  • State officials are concerned that supplies are inadequate for coronavirus patients, as US reports more than 230,000 infections

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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