[ExI] Respirators and ventilators
interzone at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 22:20:53 UTC 2020
No. There are competing orders from other governments and a year's worth
of manufacturing from what I've seen.
I'm sure they'll deliver as fast as possible though.
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020, 6:17 PM Darin Sunley via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> 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
>> John K Clark
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