Companies step up to address global shortages of medical equipment and supplies in response to COVID-19
Author: Marguerite Ward, Business Insider (USA), Published on: 8 April 2020
Tesla, Apple, and Ford are stepping up to address global shortages of ventilators, hand sanitizer, face masks, and gowns. Here's a running list of companies helping out, 27 March 2020
Healthcare workers across the globe face dire shortages of equipment needed to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, including ventilators, face masks, gowns, and hand sanitizer. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for more supplies, and some companies have begun replying with their own plans to help. These 18 companies, including Ford, Unilever, and Tesla, are either making equipment or are donating equipment to those in need.
[refers to Tesla, Dyson, Apple, Ford, GE, 3M, General Motors, Ventec Life Systems, Inditex (parent company, Zara), Pernod Ricard (parent company, Absolut Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey), LVMH (parent company, Louis Vitton), Brandon Maxwell, Christian Siriano, Unilever, Prada, Prudential Financial, Virgin Orbit, Brooks Brothers, American Giant, Snap Lab (part of Snap)]
Related companies: 3M American Giant Apple Brandon Maxwell Brooks Brothers Christian Siriano Dyson Ford General Electric (GE) General Motors Inditex LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton Pernod Ricard Prada Prudential Financial Snap (parent company, Snapchat, Snap Lab) Tesla Motors Unilever Ventec Life Systems Virgin Group Zara (part of Inditex)