Business Makes War on Coronavirus

Of all the coronavirus nightmares, the one most haunting doctors, governors and hospital administrators is finding themselves without enough ventilators to go around. When a patient can’t breathe on his own, a ventilator moves air in and out of his lungs. For a Covid-19 patient in critical care, a ventilator can be the one thing standing between him and certain death.

But in a shortage, who lives and who dies could become a coin toss. If there’s only one ventilator and three people need it, who’s the lucky winner? The 80-year-old…

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