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Close to 12,000 coronavirus US patients could require ECMO by early April

The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the US has been growing exponentially over the past few weeks and at an average of 41% per day since March 16. It is only a matter of time before there is an increased need for extracorporeal machine oxygenation (ECMO) to ensure the survival of …

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Ventilator crisis during coronavirus outbreak as over 880,000 are needed

Approximately 880,000 more ventilators are in demand globally due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, according to analysis by leading data and analytics company GlobalData.

The US has a gap of 75,000 ventilators, while the *5EU are short of 74,000 in a mid-COVID-19 pandemic.

Tina Deng, Medical Devices Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “Ventilator shortages …

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