In the United States return to the Federal emergency management Agency (FEMA) Russian ventilators “Aventa M”, which the US transferred from Russia. On 12 may, said the speaker of the FEMA Janet Montesi, informs Reuters.
According to her, States return the machines “due precaution”.
FEMA stressed that the Russian “Aventa M”, similar to the model which could become in Russia the cause of two fires with the dead, has never been used in the United States.
Reuters notes that the ventilator was set in the U.S. in April, the Russian firm, which is under sanctions.
The machines were delivered to new York and new Jersey, told the Agency.
1 April, Russia announced that the US flew the An-124 “Ruslan” the defense Ministry with the equipment. “Channel” called it “medical aid”, and press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov – “pthrough a humanitarian nature”.
On 2 April the US state Department announcedthat they have bought from the Russian Federation needed to combat coronavirus infection COVID-19 medical equipment, including ventilators and personal protective equipment. The cost of shipping the American side did not specify. The press Secretary of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova told TASSthat half of the freight paid by the Russian direct investment Fund, and the other – the United States.
May 9 in Moscow is designed to accommodate patients with coronavirus infection city clinical hospital of a name of Spasokukotskogo there was a fire, which killed one person. Source TASS said that the cause of the fire, according to preliminary data, was the malfunction of the ventilator.
May 12 at St. George in the Russian city of St. Petersburg there was a fire, which killed five people. According to the Governor Alexander Beglov, ignited one of the of the ventilator.