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Episode 230: Helping coronavirus patients breathe easier

Shortness of breath is a key symptom of COVID-19. University of Arizona professor of medicine Sairam Parthasarathy has adapted a respirator device to ease the shortage of ventilators that the COVID-19 pandemic could create. The machine can also reduce the risk of infection for doctors and nurses treating coronavirus patients.


 2020-05-01  5m