How India is scrambling to secure medical oxygen and save lives

India is not alone in the shortage of oxygen at hospitals but the deadly surge in COVID-19 cases exacerbated the crisis.

An elderly man, who arrived unconscious and bleeding through the nose, was stabilized at the makeshift quarantine center at the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Jamia Nagar, New Delhi on May 6. The center only admits mild to moderate COVID-19 patients who require oxygen support.

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