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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-2019) Situation Reports April 4, 2020

Daily coronavirus disease situation reports from the World Health Organization outline the evolving epidemiology of the outbreak. 

Joint Statement on Multiple Patients Per Ventilator March 26, 2020

A statement from the American Society of Anesthesiologists advising clinicians against placing multiple patients on a single ventilator. 

Working Protocol for Supporting Two Patients with a Single Ventilator March 26, 2020

The Greater New York Hospital Association, working to support the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, developed an emergy protocol titled: "Ventilator Sharing Protocol: Dual-Patient Ventilation with a Single Mechanical Ventilator for Use during Critical Ventilator Shortages....

Worst-Case Estimates for U.S. Coronavirus Deaths March 13, 2020

An estimate on the number of deaths associated with the COVID-19 pandemic based on CDC estimates. 

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Emergency Use Authorizations for Medical Devices February 4, 2020

The FDA have issued, and continue to issue, a number of emergency use authorization protocols for medical devices during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ventilator Stockpiling and Availability in the US and Internationally May 3, 2018

Clade X, a pandemic exercise performed in 2018, indicated that the maximum ventilator capacity in the US did not meet the estimated requirement of a major pandemic.