Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: ventilator

48,000 ventilators in 70 years, 50,000 with PM CARES: Govt, BJP on how fund is being used

Officials quoted study by researchers affiliated to Washington-based Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy and Princeton University to say 47,481 ventilators are available in India.

US to ship 100 ventilators to India next week, Trump tells PM Modi

America has announced to donate a total of 200 repurposed ventilators to India through USAID as part of a $3 mn aid.

3 Indian companies get licence from NASA to manufacture its Covid-19 ventilators

Besides the three Indian companies — Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bharat Forge Ltd, Medha Servo Drives Pvt Ltd — 18 others have been selected to manufacture the breathing devices.

Indian-American couple develops a low-cost portable ventilator to help fight Covid-19

This Open-AirVentGT has been developed to address acute respiratory distress syndrome which causes lungs to stiffen, requiring their breathing to be assisted by ventilators.

US will ‘donate’ 200 ventilators to India by June as part of Covid aid

US is repurposing ventilators and sending them to several countries as part of its Covid-19 aid efforts. India had sent consignments of HCQ and paracetamol to the US in April.

Only 0.33% coronavirus patients on ventilators, says Health Minister

Dr Harsh Vardhan also added 1.5 per cent patients are on oxygen support and 2.34 per cent patients are in ICU, which reflects the quality of care being provided across India.

Modi must not extend lockdown. Economy won’t survive on ventilator for long

Modi must think hard before listening to political advice on extending the Covid-19 lockdown. There are some cures worse than the disease.

China donates 1,000 ventilators to US as coronavirus cases spike

The demand for the life-saving medical equipment has surged across the US, which now has more than 3,12,100 Covid-19 cases.

Ventilator demand makes Singapore’s richest man richer by $3.5 billion

Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics shares have climbed 40%, fuelled by a surge in demand for the life-saving devices after Covid-19.

The ideas and innovations IITs have come up with to help India fight coronavirus

Doctors, healthcare workers at the forefront of fight against coronavirus pandemic have complained about not having requisite gear and infrastructure to handle patient surge.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.