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Physicists design FDA-approved, open-source ventilator

11.05.2020

Image: A mechanical ventilator bag with a control device; Copyright: Mechanical Ventilator Milano

An international collaboration of physicists and engineers has created a ventilator made from readily available components, approved last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Image: A mannequin with a ventilation mask; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf