As you've no doubt experienced since measures against the spread of COVID-19 began in earnest, some supplies are pretty hard to get our hands on right now.
We've long had to deal with the scourge of panic buying that has left us without many sources of toilet paper, but you may have also noticed a lot of other bare shelves in your local grocery stores.
As stress-inducing as this can be, however, there's an even more serious shortage underway in Italy, which is now dealing with the worst coronavirus outbreak outside of China.
As Reuters reported, the nation's healthcare system now finds itself under critical strain as an overwhelming number of patients now need intensive care.
Thankfully, one tech start-up has taken notice of how this crisis has affected the supply of crucial medical devices.
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