Home-made Oxygen concentrator(c) Julian Koch - ETH Zürich

Effective drugs against COVID-19 have not yet been found. Until then, everything must be done to help patients survive this disease. Equipment – especially ventilators – play a decisive role in this. The treatment of corona patients requires a ventilator that can enrich oxygen;  what is known as an oxygen concentrator. Swiss engineers from ETH Zurich have come up with a ventilator that can be built in low-income countries according to their design specifications.

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Author profile picture Hildegard Suntinger is a writer. She lives in Vienna as a freelance journalist and writes about all aspects of fashion production. She is interested in new trends in design, technology, and business. She is particularly excited about discovering interdisciplinary tendencies and the blurring of boundaries between different disciplines. The key element is technology, which changes all areas of life and work.