Global Response for India’s Call for help: Oxygen Shortage & Medical Aid

  • Germany Will Send oxygen and medical equipment to India in helping the covid crises. The foreign minister said Heiko Maas, announced on Monday.
  • India is suffering from a spike in coronavirus infections. A number of 349,691 Cases has been recorded in the last 24 hours. Hospitals are turning away the patients after running out of oxygen.
  • “The second wave is currently rolling over India with unprecedented power. It was right that we acted quickly to stop the entry of the new mutation in Germany,” Maas told the Rheinische Post newspaper.
  • Moreover, India also needs logistic support from the other abroad countries as well. Thus, the US, UK, and France step forward to help India from this worst situation. 

  • Although, germans have classifies Indians into the high affected area and also put the country into a separate list of coronavirus variants.
  • In fact, the foreign minister of Germany said, that the Germans would do their utmost efforts to help the Indians from the health emergency. Although foreign travelers who come from India are not allowed to enter Germany. 

  • A German defense ministry spokeswoman said the foreign ministry had asked the military to look into providing a mobile oxygen production facility as well as support to transport other emergency and relief goods to India.
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday expressed her “sympathy over the terrible suffering” that the pandemic had brought to India.

  • “Germany stands in solidarity with India and is urgently preparing a mission of support,” Merkel said in a statement.
  • The European Commission has also said it aims to send oxygen and medicines to India after receiving a request from Delhi. Britain and the United States are also sending assistance including medical equipment.

  • In fact, Pakistan’s Abdul Sattar Edhi Foundation, a charity group, also wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering 50 ambulances and emergency staff.
  • On Saturday, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed “solidarity with the people of India as they battle a dangerous wave of COVID-19.”
  • “We must fight this global challenge confronting humanity together,” Mr. Khan added.
  • Mr. The European Union will be discussing the ongoing Covid-19 situation in India in the upcoming EU-India Lleaders’ meeting on May 8, President of the European Council Charles Michel said.

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  • The world must support India, as India helps the world,” Mr. Jaishankar.
  • However, we are looking forward to coming back with this deadly virus soon. 


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