The global pandemic unleashed by COVID-19 virus caught the world off guard. The world was left woefully unprepared to handle the number and intensity of cases. The healthcare system was overwhelmed.rnrnThe difference between life and death â€“ the game changer â€“ is a ventilator. In the absence of the required number of ventilators, a choice had to be made, as to who gets life and who had to go. Never again should a person be denied of his right to live.