India introduces a budget toaster-sized ventilator

In India, they presented a budget device for mechanical ventilation the size of a toaster – its production will allow doctors to more effectively deal with the coronavirus pandemic. About this writes Medical Xpress.

The AgVa ventilators were developed by the neurosurgeon Deepak Agrawal and the robot engineer Divakar Vaish. Immediately after the release, they received an order for 20 thousand such devices, the cost of which is $2 thousand. At the same time, a conventional ventilator for a ventilator costs from $10 thousand apiece.

Manufacturers point out that AgVa, which weighs only 3.5 kg and is very easy to manage, will allow people who are in average condition to be treated from home.

In addition, Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest passenger car manufacturer, will launch AgVa in the near future.