How 3D printing could save lives in the coronavirus outbreak
Publication/Creation DateMarch 27 2020
DescriptionPlugging these critical gaps in the supply chain could help ensure that some level of face shields, nasal swabs, ventilators, and other products continue to reach hospitals in the next few weeks, when caseloads are likely to skyrocket. But 3D printing is largely seen as a stopgap measure, and an imperfect one at that. Such a frantic, scattered approach is far from an ideal way of producing components and products that could mean the difference between life and death for many patients.
Date archivedApril 8 2020
Last editedApril 8 2020