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GM Will Build 30,000 Ventilators For U.S. Government

The ventilators will be delivered to the national stockpile by August. The contract, worth nearly $500 million, is the first ventilator order placed using the Defense Production Act.
General Motors and Ventec Life Systems are partnering to produce ventilators at the GM manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Ind. Source: AJ Mast

Updated at 12:50 p.m.

Auto giant General Motors will build 30,000 medical ventilators for the national stockpile, at a cost of $489.4 million, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.

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