Covidien plc (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, today announced its Puritan Bennett™ 980 ventilator has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance.
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