Health care providers are concerned that anxious Americans don't understand what it means to go on and then come off a mechanical ventilator, how the machines are being deployed in U.S. hospitals and the necessity of using this information to…
By Grace Birnstengel, Next Avenue
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the state would loan 500 ventilators to the national stockpile for use by New York and other states experiencing a crush of coronavirus-related hospitalizations.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that China is facilitating the shipment of 1,000 ventilators to his state, as he continues to shop for more of the lifesaving devices ahead of a growing number of coronavirus…
By Jennifer Peltz, Amy Forliti, David Rising, Associated Press
Gov. Roy Cooper says the state has received about one-third of what it requested from the National Strategic Stockpile.
By Associated Press
By Marina Villeneuve, John Leicester, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
With coronavirus deaths climbing rapidly in New York, the governor announced Friday he will use his authority to take ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren’t using them.
COVID-19 is a huge challenge for many U.S. hospitals, from large cities to rural areas. The next few weeks are expected to be especially difficult, as critical supplies dwindle and health care workers are stressed. William Brangham talks to Dr.
By Associated Press
Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, the Pentagon's top logistics official, said on Tuesday that the military arranged for an initial batch of 1,000 ventilators to be delivered, but HHS asked it to wait.
By Tom Hays, Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the number of reported coronavirus deaths in New York shot up by 253 in a single day to just over 1,200.
By Candice Choi, Lori Hinnant, Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
U.S. hospitals are bracing for a surge in coronavirus patients who need ventilators and other resources that could soon be in critically short supply.
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