Health authorities working source additional 5000 ventilators

Kirsten Lawson
By Kirsten Lawson
Updated March 29 2020 - 3:54am, first published March 24 2020 - 8:30am
Principal Medical Adviser Professor Michael Kidd, left, and Health Minister Greg Hunt updating reporters on medical equipment on Tuesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Australia is building towards about 10,000 ventilators for intensive care in the coronavirus crisis, a significant boost on the standing capacity in intensive care units around the country of about 2300.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

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