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Power outage in Covid-19 hospital forces manual operation of respirators

Panic broke out at “Gennimatas” hospital in Thessaloniki on Friday following a power outage and the failure of the supporting generator. The lives of several Covid-19 patients in oxygen support were at risk as the supply in ICUs ceased. As the power outage lasted one hour, medical and nursing staff …

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Respirators donated by Dutch government for refugees sent to Lesvos hospital

The Migration Ministry has transferred four respirators donated by the Dutch government for Moria refugees to the general hospital of Mytilene on Wednesday. The respirators were equipment of a mobile hospital unit  donated on August 20 before the devastating fires in the camp on September 9. The Embassy of Netherlands …

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Greek researchers develop face-shields, respirators with 3D technology

A Greek innovation that utilized the 3D printing technology, was moved by the shortages in the country’s hospitals amid coronavirus outbreak and took advantage of the Stay at Home and the movement restrictions.  A joint initiative between the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Pulmonary Clinic of the University of …

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