Elon Musk, Tesla’s Chief Executive, has offered to make ventilators for coronavirus sufferers.
He wrote on Twitter: “We will make ventilators if there is a shortage”, answering previous calls from other Twitter users asking for the company’s help amid the coronavirus battle.
We will make ventilators if there is a shortage
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 19, 2020
Several Twitter users welcomed the proposal with others posting photos from hospitals around the world that face a critical shortage of the lifesaving machines.
Moments before he made the offer, the CEO of the electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer had started a new online conversation about Covid-19.
That said, danger of panic still far exceeds danger of corona imo. If we over-allocate medical resources to corona, it will come at expense of treating other illnesses. Track graph at bottom of this page: https://t.co/7nWKjiZyFn
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 17, 2020