Published: Apr 05, 2020
WASHINGTON - The death toll in New York, the state hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, surpassed 3,500 on Saturday - recording 630 deaths in 24 hours, outpacing previous days, as President Donald Trump urged states to share extra ventilators with those most in need while characterizing the federal stockpile as just a "backup."
Published: Apr 02, 2020
JERUSALEM -- Israel has turned to the Mossad, its top spy agency, to acquire ventilators and other medical supplies from abroad as the country races to handle a coronavirus outbreak that threatens to overwhelm its hospitals, according to government officials and Israeli media reports.
Published: Mar 20, 2020
LONDON - Faced with the prospect that waves of coronavirus patients struggling to breathe will soon overwhelm its hospitals, the British government issued a cry for help from manufacturers - the builders of automobiles, jet engines, dialysis machines, excavation equipment - to switch their assembly lines over to make mechanical ventilators.