With COVID-19 rates expected to peak in some parts of the United States this week, hospitals are getting creative to thwart a ventilator shortage.

In New York City, doctors at Mount Sinai Health System have repurposed machines used to treat sleep apnea to help some COVID-19 patients when ventilators are in short supply. In Massachusetts, the online education company edX has launched a special class to teach medical professionals who don’t specialize in critical care how to operate ventilators. And in a Connecticut-California agreement, Xerox Holdings and Vortran Medical Technology plan to produce single-use, disposable ventilators.

“Everything has to be done at warp speed right now. Hopefully, it will help deal with the crisis,” said Anant Agarwal, the founder and chief executive officer of edX and a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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