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Dr. Mark Poler is among those who recently worked on a study showing how ventilators can be shared among patients who need them in emergency situations.

Dr. Poler was also on a team at Villanova University that helped build a low-cost emergency ventilator made with a medical resuscitation bag. “We essentially built a machine that squeezes that rhythmically but adds features of a standard ventilator but can be built for $50 instead of $50,000,” he said. Watch/read the news story here.