Build us ventilators to fight coronavirus, UK asks Ford and Rolls-Royce

British PM Boris Johnson to speak with major manufacturers over idea to boost ventilators
Reuters Health
Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Britain has asked manufacturers, including Ford, Honda and Rolls-Royce, to help make health equipment, such as ventilators, to cope with the coronavirus outbreak.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to manufacturers to seek support for the production of “essential medical equipment” for the National Health Service, a spokesperson for his Downing Street office said.