French firms join forces to make 10,000 ventilators in 50 days

Consortium led by Air Liquide will help boost production of critical medical kit as President Emmanuel Macron promises to ramp up production of critical medical equipment to treat coronavirus.

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Some of France’s largest companies have joined forces to try to produce 10,000 ventilators in 50 days as President Emmanuel Macron promises to ramp up the production of critical medical equipment to treat coronavirus, reports the Financial Times.