The next pandemic: where is it coming from and how do we stop it?
An object of national fascination — and controversy: it's vital but it also has a cost. It has been deemed an essential medical tool to aid coronavirus patients with severe breathing problems. David Lat, writing in The Washington Post, shares his life-changing experience after being put on a ventilator and reflects on why, despite its 50-50 survival rates, the equipment is so vital.
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