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Visors, Masks Being Printed on 3D Printers for Doctors and Nurses Amid The Pandemic

Source: NPR ,  Facebook , 3DVerkstan . “One Way to Help Strapped Hospitals? Print PPE Using 3D Printers” an article written by Hannah Hagemann from NPR should speak to all of us who. It is an article about the human heart and ingenuity working singularly to lend a helping hand.  By now we have all heard about the mask and personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages around the nation. We even have officials imploring people to resist buying masks, so that those on our front line in the fight against the COVID-19, doctors and nurses do not have the necessary protection to save our lives.  We do not send our men and women in uniform into war with the best equipments in the world and ample supplies.  Why is this any different for our care providers?  This article showcases how technology helps us provide the rudimentary needs such as protective equipment for hospital staff and spread the word with a few keystrokes.   3D printers have been a very fantastic innovation