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Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus record

24 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

India put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi on Friday begged on social media for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients who are struggling to breathe. More than a dozen people died when an oxygen-fed fire ripped through a coronavirus ward in a populous western state.
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India's COVID-19 surge is highlighting a ruthless, global black market for oxygen, where sellers jack prices up to 1,000%

India's COVID-19 surge is highlighting a ruthless, global black market for oxygen, where sellers jack prices up to 1,000%

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement India is having to deal with a black market for oxygen amidst a record-breaking COVID-19 surge that has exhausted supplies in many hospitals.
It is a trend that has been seen in many countries around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Six hospitals in India said Thursday that hey had run out of medical oxygen , one of the most important treatments for those struggling with COVID-19 symptoms.
Demand for oxygen is likely to shoot up in coming days in twelve states in India as the country continues to report hundreds of thousands of new cases each day, the Indian...
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India is putting oxygen tankers on special express trains as hospitals run out of supplies for COVID-19 patients

India is putting oxygen tankers on special express trains as hospitals run out of supplies for COVID-19 patients

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement India is using express trains to transport oxygen tankers as hospitals deal with critical shortages to treat COVID-19 patients.
Indian Railways is calling the project "Oxygen Express" as it started running trains to bring oxygen to the states of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.
Northern India is dealing with a critical oxygen shortage that has left hospitals warning they had just hours of oxygen left , and that coronavirus patients would die when it runs out.
India is battling a devastating surge that's breaking global records , overwhelming the health...
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