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"We are leveraging the incredible power of American manufacturers and suppliers to make, procure, and deliver crucial medical supplies to our doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers," said Donald Trump.

Press releases by Ford, GE and Honeywell support that American manufacturers have started to supply crucial medical equipment to fight COVID-19.

Press releases by Ford, GE and Honeywell support that American manufacturers have started to supply crucial medical equipment to fight COVID-19.The Ford on 24 March 2020, stated that they are working with 3M to manufacture at scale Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) and are collaborating on the new design leveraging parts from both companies to meet the urgent demand. Further, Ford and General Electric (GE) are working together to expand the production of GE Healthcare’s existing ventilator design to support patients with respiratory failure or difficulty breathing.

General Motor and Ventec Life Systems are joining forces to increase the production of Ventec’s respiratory care products that helps patients to fight against COVID-19. Honeywell on 30 March 2020, stated that they are expanding the N95 face mask production by adding manufacturing capabilities in its one the company unit located in Phoenix. The N95 face masks will be supplied to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to contribute to the American stockpile for use to support health, safety and emergency response workers.

Thus, we conclude that some of the American companies have started to manufacture crucial medical supplies as there is a shortage of such supplies among the medical staff.

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