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Philips Recalls Ventilators, Sleep Apnea Machines Due to Health Risks

AMSTERDAM — Dutch medical equipment company Philips has recalled some breathing devices and ventilators because of a foam part that might degrade and become toxic, potentially causing cancer, it said on Monday. Foam used to dampen the machines’ sound can …

Russia to Investigate Safety of Ventilators After Hospital Fire Kills Patients

Russian authorities said they would look into the safety of artificial lung ventilators being used at two hospitals after a fire broke out in St Petersburg at one of them on Tuesday (May 12) morning and killed at least four …

Doctors on Coronavirus Frontline Seek Protection from Malpractice Suits

U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage care and physicians take on roles outside their specialties. State chapters of the powerful American Medical Association …

Doctors on Coronavirus Frontline Seek Protection From Malpractice Suits

U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage care and physicians take on roles outside their specialties. State chapters of the powerful American Medical Association …