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{"ops":[{"insert":"Amber Initiative and Omni Commons: Open Source Mechanical Ventilator "},{"attributes":{"header":1},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nCOVID-19 is exposing the gaps in our current healthcare system and supply chain.\nThere is a gap between what corporations can produce ~ 300-500k ventilators, and global demand, around 900k in the near future. Already, hospitals in Italy have had to decide which patients could access these life saving devices.\n\nOur community mission is to design an "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"inexpensive"},{"insert":", "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"functionally-complete"},{"insert":", and "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"intrinsically safe"},{"insert":" ventilator that can be made with off-the-shelf parts and minimal tools, suitable for use with COVID and ARDS patients. We want to add to the global effort of helping local communities, especially in rural areas or low-income communities with no adequate access to healthcare, craft safe emergency ventilators as a "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"method of last-resort"},{"insert":". \n\nAll designs are open and free to use and develop on.\n\nhttps://civilpedia.org/p/?pid=338&h=HandyVent+-+An+Easy-To-Build+Ventilator\n"}]}

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