2 Southern California doctors work to get more ventilators where they’re needed

One of the deadliest aspects of coronavirus is how it attacks the lungs. That’s why ventilators are so important. Manufacturers are struggling to meet the demand amid the nationwide shortage. Two local doctors are taking matters into their own hands. … Dr. Brian Wong – facial plastic surgeon and biomedical engineer at UC Irvine is leading a team that’s trying to create a lower-cost ventilator for people who don’t need the most intensive care.