Countries send aid to ease India’s oxygen emergency – BBC News

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    International efforts are under way to help India as the country suffers critical oxygen shortages amid a devastating surge in Covid cases.

    The UK has begun sending ventilators and oxygen concentrator devices. EU members are also due to send aid.

    The US is lifting a ban on sending raw materials abroad, enabling India to make more of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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