[ExI] Respirators and ventilators

Darin Sunley dsunley at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 22:14:11 UTC 2020

Do the manufacturers have anything like that much extra manufacturing
capacity at all, let alone domestically, what with China being temporarily
out of the picture? That's not obvious to me.

It's not like Amazon spinning up ten thousand extra web servers because
your URL is gonna get name-dropped on a national talk show tonight.

On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 4:04 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 5:35 PM Darin Sunley via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> *> I don't entirely know what they or you expected Trump to do. *
> How about a emergency order by the federal government to ventilator
> manufacturers to buy a half a million ventilators to supplement the 62,000
> that already exist in the country and are already in almost constant use?
> The order should have been placed in January but better late than never;
> however thanks to the very stable genius it looks like we're going to get
> never.
>  John K Clark
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