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Supreme Court wants formula on oxygen issue ahead of third wave

The Hindu | 06/05/2021 11:17 PM | Click to read full article

The Supreme Court on Thursday highlighted the need for the Union government to start preparations for oxygen allocation to the States, its supply and distribution ahead of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The court drew the attention of the government to reports that children may be affected in the next wave.

It said the “rough-and-ready” formula devised presently on the “oxygen-for-bed” arrangement would hardly work.