American manufacturers have committed to making more ventilators under the defense production Act and allows the president to order private companies to produce critical supplies. He says the US should now have more ventilators than it needs to fight the pandemic. Five new ventilator contracts have been announced under the defense production Act.
Private manufacturers including GE and Hamilton will now produce 130,000 of them by the end of the year, with 30,000 due for delivery next month. We’re probably not going to need them but we can add that to our stockpile which is very big and we can move it around. Should the surge take place and should it be a very substantial surge, we’re ready to ROCK!
Ventilators are complicated and expensive pieces of technology. Not every country has the capacity to manufacture them. If there’s excess, Trump wants to send them to other hard-hit countries, like Italy or the UK. Outside of our country they’re calling me so many countries and I am gonna try and help them because we have thousands of ventilators being built.
The CCP virus can cause serious respiratory problems for patients and those put on ventilators have a low rate of survival but recently long-term ventilator recovery rates have been improving. Louisiana reporting that 40% of its ventilator patients are leaving the hospital.