Iraq reports rising Covid-19 cases and “severe” shortages of oxygen, WHO steps in


As Covid-19 cases soar in Iraq and hospitals report “severe” shortages of oxygen, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has secured 300 oxygen concentrators to be used in Iraqi hospitals.

The concentrators were airlifted from WHO’s warehouses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and delivered to the Ministry of Health to be distributed according to the Ministry’s plan.

“The new donated oxygen concentrators will save more lives,” said WHO Iraq Representative Dr. Adham Ismail.

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