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Wellness Wednesday: Ventilators And COVID-19

A nurse pulls a ventilator into an exam room where a patient with COVID-19 went into cardiac arrest at St. Joseph's Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y on April 20, 2020.
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A nurse pulls a ventilator into an exam room where a patient with COVID-19 went into cardiac arrest at St. Joseph's Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y on April 20, 2020.

Unusually high death rates among coronavirus patients on ventilators have been reported at hospitals across the U.S. and around the world, sparking concern among doctors that the breathing machines could be hurting certain patients.

Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: the benefits and risks of ventilating patients with COVID-19.

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