COVID-19: Same ventilator. Different shortage.

May 26, 2020

Ventilators are incredibly complex machines, which is one reason manufacturers had trouble producing them quickly at the beginning of the pandemic. But now, another shortage looms: the people who know how to use them.

In this episode, we talk to Tom Barnes (registered respiratory therapist and lead faculty member for the Master of Science in Respiratory Care Leadership).

Litmus is produced and reported by News@Northeastern reporters Emily Arntsen and Aria Bracci. This episode was written and hosted by Emily Arntsen. Sound editing by Emily Arntsen and Anthony Pulido with mixing and mastering by Anthony Pulido. Edited by David Filipov.