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26 April 2021 by Maria MacNamara
During the pandemic, 5 "teenage girls were developing a low-cost, lightweight ventilator to help treat patients diagnosed with Covid-19 in Afghanistan. After final testing, its release is expected to offset a shortage of ventilators in the country.The five girls—Somaya Faruqi, Ayda Hayderpoor, Elham Mansoori, Florance Pouya and Diana Wahabzada; all aged between 15 and 19—are part of the Afghan Girls Robotic Team, an all-female robotics team that was formed with help from New York-based nonprofit Digital Citizen Fund in 2017."
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