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Ford donated 15,000 custom face masks for those attending the inauguration following months of PPE efforts and early criticism from Trump

Ford produced 15,000 face masks and donated them to attendees of the inauguration. The masks bore the logos of the 59th inauguration and the JCCIC, which plans presidential inaugurations. Ford has produced PPE throughout the pandemic, including millions of ventilators, gowns, and face shields. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Ford donated 15,000 custom face masks for those attending the inauguration following months of PPE efforts and early criticism from Trump
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Elon Musk lashed out at reports that he never delivered ventilators to California hospitals. Here’s what’s going on, and why Musk’s ventilator efforts have become controversial.

Elon Musk is calling out a report that he didn’t follow through on his promise to deliver ventilators to hospitals in California. CNN cited a report from the Sacramento Bee that the governor’s office said no California hospital had received the 1,000 ventilators Musk promised last month. Musk posted what […]
Elon Musk lashed out at reports that he never delivered ventilators to California hospitals. Here’s what’s going on, and why Musk’s ventilator efforts have become controversial.
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Ingenious ways companies around the world are transforming objects into ventilators

Hospitals are facing a critical shortage of ventilators to treat coronavirus patients with severe respiratory problems. Companies around the world, including American car companies like Tesla and Ford and an Israel missile company, are shifting production to ventilators to fight the shortage. Meanwhile, researchers are coming up with brilliant ways […]
Ingenious ways companies around the world are transforming objects into ventilators
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‘The calm before the storm’: Inside a rural hospital in Illinois, which spent a month preparing for the coronavirus before dealing with a single case

Before its first case of the coronavirus, a rural hospital in Jerseyville, Illinois was preparing for the coronavirus by limiting visitors, running drive-thru respiratory clinics, and screening staff before they enter the building. It was also rescheduling all non-urgent surgeries and procedures, which could take a financial toll on the […]
‘The calm before the storm’: Inside a rural hospital in Illinois, which spent a month preparing for the coronavirus before dealing with a single case
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the ventilators Elon Musk’s Tesla factories are making won’t be done in time to help during the apex of the coronavirus outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that Elon Musk’s ventilators can’t be produced in time to help during the worst of the coronavirus outbreak. “Nobody can make you a ventilator right now in two weeks,” Cuomo said. “That’s General Motors, that’s Ford, that’s Elon Musk. I don’t care […]
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the ventilators Elon Musk’s Tesla factories are making won’t be done in time to help during the apex of the coronavirus outbreak