A patient breathes with the help of oxygen in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. India is facing an acute shortage of medical supplies amid a second wave of the pandemic. Photo: AFP A patient breathes with the help of oxygen in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. India is facing an acute shortage of medical supplies amid a second wave of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
A patient breathes with the help of oxygen in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. India is facing an acute shortage of medical supplies amid a second wave of the pandemic. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Chinese firms see surge in demand from India for medical oxygen devices

  • Beijing has encouraged companies to help meet the country’s urgent need for supplies amid a devastating second wave
  • But factories say there is now a shortage of the components used to make oxygen concentrators, and that has pushed up prices

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A patient breathes with the help of oxygen in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. India is facing an acute shortage of medical supplies amid a second wave of the pandemic. Photo: AFP A patient breathes with the help of oxygen in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. India is facing an acute shortage of medical supplies amid a second wave of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
A patient breathes with the help of oxygen in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. India is facing an acute shortage of medical supplies amid a second wave of the pandemic. Photo: AFP
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