In just one week, a team at Oxford University and King’s College London have built a simple ventilator that could potentially save thousands of lives as part of the UK and the world’s fight against coronavirus. The OxVent is a rapid prototype ventilator that could keep people breathing while they battle the worst impacts of COVID-19. Andrew Farmery of the University of Oxford, one of the people involved in its development, talks about its past, present, and potential.
Read about it here if you wish: https://theface.com/life/oxvent-prototype-ventilator-health-nhs-covid-19
It looks as if this machine would not merely address the present inadequate provision of ventilators but have a future in less-developed countries.