This dealer provides free oxygen supplies to COVID-19 patients

As coronavirus cases keep rising across the country amid the third wave, there is an acute risk of shortages and many dealers are taking advantage of the situation and increasing prices. However, there is one dealer in Karachi who is

India records 1.5mn new COVID-19 cases in a week

NEW DELHI: India reported another record daily rise in coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing total new cases for the week to 1.57 million, India’s deadly second wave of COVID-19 continues unabated and its total number of cases now stand at

ECC approves Rs1.8bn for oxygen import

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet has approved over Rs44 billion for various projects, including 1.8 billion rupees for import of oxygen gas to meet the emergency requirement in hospitals for treatment of COVID-19 patients. The ECC

Oxygen shortages

With the surge in coronavirus cases amid the third wave, there have been numerous reports of acute oxygen shortages in Pakistan as well. This has also given an opportunity to hoarders and profiteers to exploit the situation and hike up

NASA’s rovers convert carbon dioxide into oxygen on Mars

WASHINGTON: NASA has achieved another extraterrestrial first on its latest mission to Mars by converting carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen, the US space agency said. The unprecedented extraction of oxygen, literally out of thin air

India records over 300,000 COVID-19 cases, highest in the world

NEW DELHI: India reported 314,835 new cases of the coronavirus over the previous 24 hours on Thursday, the highest daily increase recorded anywhere, as its second wave raised new fears about the virus. Hospitals across northern and western India including

Pakistani mountaineer aims to climb K2 in winter without oxygen

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara has embarked on a mission to scaling the second highest peak without oxygen. In a message posted on his Twitter account, Sadpara shared a photo of him along with his son Sajid and said

Scarce medical oxygen

The death of seven patients being treated for the coronavirus at one of the largest hospitals in Peshawar due to shortage of oxygen supplies is shocking and cannot be brushed aside. This a grotesque case of medical negligence and strict

Seven patients die over shortage of oxygen cylinders in Peshawar hospital

PESHAWAR: At least seven coronavirus patients died due to a shortage of oxygen at Peshawar’s Khyber Teaching Hospital after the cylinders failed to arrive on time. The deaths occurred last night at the health facility when the patients died due