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COVID-19: Simple tweaks of common devices tackle ventilator shortage


A team headed up by New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering has come up with a simple tweak of a CPAP machine—a common breathing-assist device used by patients suffering from sleep apnea—to address the looming shortage of ventilators. They’re also testing prototypes of a modification to a common salon hair dryer in hopes of limiting the spread of the virus.

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