Ventilators, we need more ventilators! Also, 80% of people who go on the ventilator die…
When someone is put on a ventilator, first they are sedated (not sure if they are completely out or not), then a tube is shoved down their throat, and then an excessive amount of pressure destroys the lungs.
Summary: This article talks about how some doctors are starting to not use ventilators.
Title: Some doctors moving away from ventilators for coronavirus patients
Source: The Guardian
Summary: This article discusses the fall in demand for ventilators. Is this fall in demand because doctors are realizing they are killing people, or are there not that many cases of corona virus, or both.
Title: UK to halt several ventilator projects after fall in demand