Operation Covid Airlift Would Be Medevac in Reverse

Hospitals in New York, Italy and elsewhere are struggling to care for large numbers of Covid-19 patients. The roots of this problem are complex, but one possible solution lies in sorting out the geographical mismatch between critical resources and the patients who need access to them. Instead of moving ventilators and ventilator technicians to coronavirus hotspots where both are in short supply, perhaps we could move patients to places with a surplus of ventilators and the medical staff trained to operate them.

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