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Ventilators can save lives of some COVID-19 patients, but they’re no panacea

April 1, 2020

Doctors say ventilators are no panacea for coronavirus patients. Research shows that most patients placed on the breathing machines still die — and ventilators themselves can cause fatal infections.Getty

Source: NPR

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