Peru hospitals run out of oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients

Hospitals in Peru are running out of oxygen used to treat patients with the coronavirus.
The president has issued an emergency decree ordering factories to increase production.
Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby has more.

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