Runaway cost of oxygen tanks adds extra agony to pandemic in Mexico

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    A shortage of oxygen tanks in Mexico City and a fourfold rise in prices for the life-saving gas are compounding the coronavirus crisis for the sprawling capital’s hard-hit inhabitants. #News ##CoronavirusPandemic #Pandemic

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