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Trump invokes DPA to boost ventilator manufacturers

April 3, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - President Trump has formally invoked the Defense Production Act to ensure that domestic manufacturers, including General Electric, Hill-Rom, Medtronic, ResMed and Royal Philips, can produce ventilators. In a statement the president said: “I am grateful to these and other domestic manufacturers for ramping up their production of ventilators during this difficult time. Today's order will save lives by removing obstacles in the supply chain that threaten the rapid production of...

Coronavirus, Defense Production Act, Pandemic, Ventilator

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