Good news from Slovakia: A private company will produce lung ventilators for hospitals

Apart from the latest agreement with Chirana Medical, there is another contract in the pipeline. This should ensure that Slovakia will have enough lung ventilators in early July, including some reserves, said Health Minister Marek Krajčí (OĽaNO).

Sue Communist China for Coronavirus Pandemic, Says British Think Tank

Western countries, which have become dependent on China in their supply chains, have been desperately trying to source equipment in short supply to deal with the Chinese pandemic. In a transparent attempt to appear to be helping, China has stepped in to donate medical equipment to Africa, ventilators to New York state, and medical experts to […]

The sale of certain respirators in Slovakia has been banned

It will also be possible to issue some special measures to protect public health and drug policy. The Health Ministry will be able to, for example, stop the export or limit the dispensing of certain non-prescribed medication, medical aids, medical aids used for in vitro diagnostics or dietetic food, TASR reported.

Coronavirus: Why Dutch lockdown may be a high-risk strategy

Prime Minister Rutte proposed an EU emergency fund to cover the immediate medical costs of the crisis, with contributions from the member states. “It would not serve as a loan or guarantee, but as a gift to those in need.”