Coronavirus: Tech firms pitch in to make ventilators for virus patients

Sky News in the UK reports on tech firms pitching in to make ventilators to help the expected flood of patients in the USA and UK from coronavirus (Covid-19)

Tech companies around the UK are responding to the government’s calls to help produce more ventilators for coronavirus patients.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

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