A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck nations in Africa and Latin America, where warnings went unheeded at the start of the pandemic and doctors say the shortage has led to unnecessary deaths.
By Carley Petesch, Lori Hinnant, Associated Press
Some hope for Manaus, an isolated city of 2 million people, landed in a Brazilian air force plane on Friday with 6,000 liters of oxygen that are being distributed to hospitals.
By Mauricio Savarese, David Biller, Associated Press
LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization says the agency has been working with partners to increase the access to medical oxygen for people sickened by the new coronavirus in developing countries. Watch the event in the player…
By Associated Press
A rescue effort for six trapped miners at the Crandall Canyon Mine in Utah took a tragic turn Thursday when three workers were killed. A reporter who has been covering the story provides an update.
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