(Pictured: Rice University staffer Fernando Cruz holds a bag valve mask. Rice staff, students and partners have developed an automated bag valve mask ventilator unit that can be built for less than $300 in parts and helps critically ill COVID-19 patients. Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)
A team at Rice University has developed an automated bag valve mask ventilation unit that can be built for less than $300 in parts and help patients in treatment for COVID-19. The university expects to make plans to build the unit freely available online. Keep up-to-date with details and progress about the project, dubbed the ApolloBVM.