‘Iron lung’ backed by Stephen Hawking’s family to be trialled on Covid-19 patients

‘Iron lung’ backed by Stephen Hawking’s family to be trialled on Covid-19 patients

A ‘cutting-edge’ ventilator, backed by the family of Stephen Hawking, is due to be trialled in the fight against coronavirus.   The new model, named Exovent, is a reinvention of the ‘iron lung’, a Negative Pressure Ventilator which saved the lives of thousands of polio victims in the 20th century. While traditional ventilators require patients to be sedated […]