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Three Indian companies got license to manufacture NASA's coronavirus ventilator

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Three Indian companies get license to manufacture NASA's coronavirus ventilators

Washington Three Indian companies have received license from the US National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) to manufacture ventilators for Kovid-19 patients. These three Indian companies are Alpha Design Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bharat Forge Ltd. And Medha Servo Drives Pvt. Ltd.

In a statement issued by NASA, it said that apart from three Indian companies, 18 other companies have also got this license. These include eight US and three Brazilian companies. NASA is the US independent agency for space research, aeronautics and related programs.

NASA has developed a ventilator specifically for corona virus patients at Jet Propulsion Lab (JLP), South California. JLP engineers have designed this special ventilator Vital in a little over a month. It has received emergency permission from the US Food and Drug Administration on April 30.

NASA says that Vital has been developed with advice from physicians and medical device manufacturing. So far 1,02,836 people have died in the US due to Corona virus. The number of people infected with this epidemic in the US has crossed 1.7 million.

This post was published on May 30, 2020 7:25 pm

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