Qatar begins manufacturing ventilators amid coronavirus pandemic

Meet SAVR, Synchronous Automatic Ventilating Respirators, a ventilator manufactured in Doha. The machine is equipped with sensors to alert medical staff in case the lung functions of a coronavirus patient is deteriorating.

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    Hospitals around the world have found themselves short of ventilators, the machines that can ultimately save the lives of patients who suffer the worst symptoms of COVID-19.

    Qatar is among the countries that are making their own as it grapples with large increases in new cases.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Doha, Qatar.


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