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Electronics manufacturing company Adafruit has seen a 90% plunge in sales during the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s been able to overhaul its operations to build medical supplies for crisis relief

Adafruit, an electronics manufacturing company based in New York City, sprung to action after local officials put out a call for help during the coronavirus pandemic. The company is now putting its 50,000 square foot factory to work building medical devices and PPE to help healthcare workers. Meanwhile, it’s relying […]
Electronics manufacturing company Adafruit has seen a 90% plunge in sales during the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s been able to overhaul its operations to build medical supplies for crisis relief
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Lifesaving devices for coronavirus patients are ‘breaking down,’ so the company famous for explaining Apple device repairs is crowdsourcing ways to fix medical ventilators

iFixit is famous for tearing down Apple devices and showing people how to repair them. Now, it’s helping to keep crucial medical equipment operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company is building a central resource for the maintenance and repair of medical equipment to help technicians fix important machines. Manuals […]
Lifesaving devices for coronavirus patients are ‘breaking down,’ so the company famous for explaining Apple device repairs is crowdsourcing ways to fix medical ventilators
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Hospitals are stockpiling supplies amid fears a coronavirus-related mask shortage could endanger healthcare providers

In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, the US medical community is bracing for a potential shortage in crucial equipment, including protective N95 respirator masks. Medical suppliers like Henry Schein and Medline told Business Insider that the coronavirus outbreak has already spiked demand for certain medical products. Henry Schein’s website […]
Hospitals are stockpiling supplies amid fears a coronavirus-related mask shortage could endanger healthcare providers