Turkey, just in two weeks, achieved to start mass production of mechanical ventilators which are critical in treating the novel coronavirus, while the whole world is looking for these devices.

All countries face medical equipment shortages, including personal protective equipment, respirators and masks.

With severe shortness of breath, a hallmark of the virus, the pandemic has raised the need for medical ventilators, resulting in a fresh impetus for defense, technology and automotive companies across the globe to research and manufacture the devices.

US President Donald Trump even used the US’s Defense Production Act to push General Motors for producing

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