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Focus On Now Instead Of Playing Politics Over Second Wave: Manuskh Mandaviya Lashes Out At Opposition

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Oxygen shortage in second wave: Union Minister of Health Mansukh Mandaviya lashed out at opposition for playing politics over the oxygen shortage in second wave of Covid-19 and told them to focus instead on ramping up production now.

'Scarcity' Of Ventilators, Medical Facilities In Country; Need For Upgradation: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said through public-private investment model can be replicated to revamp the country’s health sector.


Delhi Govt Didn’t Receive Letter From Centre On Oxygen-Related Deaths: Manish Sisodia

Sisodia accused the Centre of not showing seriousness towards the oxygen crisis which happened during the second wave.

Assam Blockade: Two Trucks Carrying Oxygen Among 27 To Finally Enter Mizoram

Aug 08, 2021 Dipankar Roy

Several trucks had been stuck at the Assam-Mizoram border since July 26 due to a blockade following a border dispute flare-up that left six Assam police officers dead.


How Odisha Became An Unlikely Hero In A Country Without Oxygen

At the height of the second COVID-19 wave in the months of March, April, and May 2021, social media was consumed by stories and images of desperate patients gasping for breath and their wailing attendants outside hospitals in nearly every part of the country.

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31 July, 2021

Goa Health Minister Takes U-turn, Says Oxygen Shortage Caused No Death At GMCH

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In a written reply, the minister said, 'At no point in time, the oxygen supplies at GMCH ran out of stock and thus, no death has been reported to have (been) caused due to non-supply of oxygen.'


23 July, 2021

State Faced Oxygen Shortage, But It Caused No Death: Maharashtra Health Minister

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'There are no deaths in the state due to shortage of medical oxygen. Such deaths may have occurred in other states', said Rajesh Tope


23 July, 2021

People Died Due To Lack Of Oxygen But ICMR Norms Stopped Us From Reporting: Expert

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The govt statement has shocked the medical fraternity because it is far away from the reality


21 July, 2021

ICMR Guideline Prohibits States From Reporting Covid Deaths Due To Shortage Of Oxygen: Doctors’ Body

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Guidance for the appropriate recording of COVID-19 related deaths in India categorically mentions that Asphyxia, Respiratory arrest/Failure, and Respiratory Failure among others cannot be mentioned as a cause of death


21 July, 2021

Centre 'Running Cover-Up' Since Start Of Pandemic: Delhi Minister Manish Sisodia

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the Delhi government "wanted to account for the reason behind deaths" during the pandemic and had constituted a "Death Audit Committee", but the centre rejected the plan.


21 July, 2021

Oxygen Deaths: Reality Is The Biggest Casualty In Govt Denial

Ruben Banerjee

No matter what the govt says, the oxygen crisis claimed lives. Denying it means we have not learnt lessons.


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21 July, 2021

Centre's Claim Of No Death Due To Oxygen Shortage Is False: Delhi Health Minister

Outlook Web Desk

'It is completely false to say that no one died due to oxygen shortage. There have been many deaths due to oxygen shortage in Delhi and many other places across the country,' said Satyendar Jain


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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