Christian Medical College (CMC) has opened an exclusive ward to manage severe cases of COVID-19 with a non-invasive respiratory support method. Under the non-invasive ventilation (NIV), oxygen is delivered under high pressure to the patient by a ventilator using a snugly fitting face mask or a helmet interface. Read the full story in The Hindu
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, is partnering with a firm, Portescap, to create robots for people with arm impairment. CMC Vellore is supporting the project through its CSR funds.