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China's production of ventilators still not enough to cater to the world

Post by abbby » Sat, 11 Apr 2020 10:31 am

Seems like..with the whole world needing ventilators, they are facing production crunch for ventilators? Which other countries are also producing ventilators?
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Re: China's production of ventilators still not enough to cater to the world

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 11 Apr 2020 12:43 pm

It's not that easy. Ventilators are highly complex pieces of machinery.

https://www.nsmedicaldevices.com/analys ... facturers/

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Re: China's production of ventilators still not enough to cater to the world

Post by martincymru » Sun, 12 Apr 2020 2:46 pm

Current thinking is turning away from ventilators. They are a last resort, many people are dying on them.

IMHO, next month we will have a world surplus of ventilators.

Off topic: We need anti-body test kits, urgently !

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Re: China's production of ventilators still not enough to cater to the world

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 12 Apr 2020 4:16 pm

Regarding antibody test kits, I reckon they will be here in a matter of a couple of weeks. Some look promising but some have too much latitude to pinpoint accuracy.

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