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COVID-19: UNILAG researchers built mobile ventilators

The Lagos state government has described it as a game changer, the AmbuVent ventilator produced by a team of researchers from the University of Lagos.

The commissioner for science and technology, Mr Hakeem Fahm, made the observation at the presentation of the AmbuVent to the government by the researchers.

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The project, known as the University of Lagos/Lagos state science research and Innovation Council (UNILAG/LASRIC) AmbuVent, was sponsored by the Lagos state government.

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The project is aimed at proffering solution to respiratory challenges associated with COVID-19 and other respiratory issues.

Fahm said at the presentation that the device was a highly specialized equipment that cost millions of naira or dollars.

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