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us. trying. to use reporters every weekend on the w. . o. . line from berlin this is the deputy news indian hospitals scrambling to secure oxygen as a covert crisis threatens to turn into a catastrophe hospitals are overwhelmed by un precent it down was a critically ill patients and with hundreds of thousands of new infections h.j. medical experts warn it will get worse in the weeks ahead. also coming up german authorities clamping down on the 3rd wave of corona virus infections are going to
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merkel's government bringing in nationwide measures the most controversial of which is a nighttime curfew. i'm rebecca ridges welcome to the program we begin in india where lifesaving oxygen supplies are running out threatening to turn what's already a public health crisis into catastrophe the government is already diverting supplies from industry in a desperate attempt to help those in need but with new infection rates breaking global records for a 4th consecutive day the worst could well be yet to come. overwhelmed and under-supply this delhi hospital is one of thousands across india besieged by the country's 2nd coronavirus wave as the dead are carted off patients too sick to move. languish on the pavement. helplessness spills into anger. her mother on
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the verge of death a woman tries this hospital is useless. inside there's almost no room to stand and patients are forced to share beds. there's disbelief that hospitals are under equipped to deal with a crisis distraught relatives appeal to the government for help. please. do something and these are releasing some offshoots of what people lead here we believe it to be prepared to believe wards here everybody living dictions. you believe medicine health experts blame the surgeon a highly contagious variant it hit after the government declared victory over the virus in january now it's urging patience. and go when encountered with
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serenity and be sure that's most people get well by taking care of themselves at home. there's no need to create panic and run to hospitals for little things for service but oxygen and medicine are not little things for people battling to breathe with the underfunded health system in a state of paralysis others are stepping in to help the sikh temple in delhi has secured oxygen for the infected you'll remember their most girl memories there are people dying at home because they lacked oxygen and others who aren't getting any help from the administration or a hospital we're going to go and we are helping to save lives in the boardroom without regard our authorities are now diverting industrial oxygen for medical use and wrapping up efforts to get it to hospitals quickly but even when supplies arrive india will need more than just oxygen to contain its devastating 2nd wave. from one joined now by date of news i'm rich in delhi and may have the city of
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delhi has just announced an extension of that lockdown but here modi still rejects a nationwide lockdown despite record numbers of infections why is that. you make your way to carry a national lockdown it turns new york humanitarian disaster in the long term was imposed. it left hundreds of thousands of people down to any jobs over night and city daily who was to leave for good to their villages and might remember images of hundreds of thousands of people walking transoms or kilometers on foot knowing coal because it was not transporting the lock down so this time the strategy is that each state each individual state to decide what measures are used to create and as chile is the hardest hit city in the country to look it up and here's decided the only way to spur stop the spread of this mine is is through done to stop people to keep the transmission because positivity rate has gone had gone up to 37 percent in
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the indications it has been going down for the past few days when a lockdown was in place just like you things the only weapon the look of government has at the moment is to extend the locked on for another week right wolf already is there in the city of delhi have asked for the national government for support in getting oxygen what are the national government doing to help the hospitals in the affected areas. well look the government again he says it needs 700 tons of oxygen and has less than that amount should the local government to head it by unbent gaging the un has asked national government to increase delis or china he's already told all his counterparts in different states and india appealing to them if you have any selfless oxygen to send it to daily because danny is really good and emergency right now hospitals are still baking in appealing for more oxygen at the national level the plan is to head to special meeting to discuss the supply of
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oxygen. supplies and he's also to talk. expense trains and he's also open and enforced and assigned and signed and has got from singapore last night more is expected from the united arab emirates so help is on the way but the situation in delhi remains very tense where you mention the wave there what kind of support is india getting from foreign countries from the international community to become people who are seeing images coming out of delhi obviously comes. up with the pope have come from all over the budget from the united states from the u.k. and france germany in fact is sending $28.00 by generating plants today if it's supposed to come into india within the next few days and also the private sector within india has been offering to divert their industrial oxygen towards
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medical oxygen supplies so there is a lot of it could be made to. night but you know because time is of the essence for people who are suffering now it's literally a matter of life and death. thank you delhi bureau chief amrita cheema. at least 27 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a blaze broke out in a covert war of a baghdad hospital iraq's prime minister has called for an investigation into the cause of the blaze and declared 3 days of national mourning. it's the stuff of nightmares. a covert war overrun with smoke and flames of. patients who were already struggling to breathe now on the verge of suffocating the . rescuers say at least 20 people died as a result of the fire and are still searching the scene of this baghdad hospital.
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oh this video posted on social media claims to show the moment an oxygen tank exploded and started the fire. in just a matter of minutes the situation is out of control. oh the it that in the beginning there was an explosion it started from there the 2nd explosion was over there the fire spread quickly the smoke reached my brother who's a patient i took my brother out to the street then i came back and went up to the last floor that wasn't burning i found a girl suffocating she must have been about 19 she was suffocating she was about to die in which they got. the head of the civil defense unit says 90 people were rescued from the hospital. but the event has fueled anger about
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a health care system worn down by decades of neglect and left unable to cope with the pandemic. officials say the hospital had no fire protection system and that fall ceilings helped spread the blaze and people are now demanding the health minister be sacked on wednesday the number of coronavirus cases in iraq's a pasta 1000000 the highest of any arab states the blaze in baghdad that's another grim development in iraq's battle against coated germany as switching gears in the fight against the pandemic after months of struggling to contain a severe wave of the virus tightened national restrictions were put in place this weekend including a controversial overnight curfew i reporter kate brady was out in the capital. it's saturday night in berlin's friedrichs high in district with just minutes to go before the new curfew kicks in a tempe am enough time to grab
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a quick beer all some late night food for the right. writer and she was the clock strikes 10 many local shops begin to roll down the shutters minutes later police arrive to clear structureless from the square. according to federal rules repeated violators of the measures risk a hefty fine of up to 25000 joyrides for most tonight though it's just a polite request to head home the restrictions on movement during late hours have been met with mixed response and. it's annoying but still. he was the freedom to foster. activity and that's because we accept it but we can completely understand that it was a gun firstly. i don't think people infected each other so much outside its dimensions is. the globe i think people will just go home together and keep on
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partying there that's a problem for the spread of the infection and it's counterproductive. by almost midnight the streets of largely cleared travel by public transport or by car is only permitted for specific exceptions including work and emergencies between 10 pm and midnight walks and runs are also still allowed including for germany's full legged residents now the question remains exactly how long will this curfew even be allowed to stay in place with several constitutional complaints around the country threatening to already bring the measure to an end should germany's constitutional court indeed rule that the curfew is unlawful it would be a huge blow not least of all to german chancellor angela merkel has been pushing for months 1st stricter a more uniform response to the pandemic. for now though there will be. many a quiet tonight in berlin and beyond. let's turn now to some other stories making
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headlines around the world albanians head to the polls today in parliamentary elections the balkan country is deeply divided with incumbent eddie rama making his 3rd run for office against the conservative democratic party thereby losing him back all parties say they will deliver the reforms needed for albania to fulfill its dream of joining the e.u. . turkey has condemned a formal declaration by u.s. president joe biden recognizing the armenian genocide which took place in 1958 during the autumn an era the white house had avoided that term for decades for fear of alienating its ally turkey thousands of people in armenia as capital yerevan have been commemorating the mass killings of deportations and forced marches. demonstrators have gathered in jerusalem to courts of peace amid a flare up in tensions in the city there's been near nightly unrest between palestinians and israelis since the start of the muslim holy month of ramadan 2 weeks ago israel's prime minister is appealing for calm on science.
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sports now on i'm going to slay combined munich travel to mines on saturday knowing a win would seal the league championship but mines have come out come out fighting in recent weeks as they bid to avoid relegation and they set up a shock and put fines title campaign on ice. in this league of fans have seen this movie before byron the main feature. the star turn to another title with the inevitable happy ending. points were cast as the fall guy but they hadn't read the script a 6 game unbeaten run has breathed new life into their bid to speak really geisha in and they showed their renewed confidence when you're not on work hard you could frontage of and cut it to sticky generous goalkeeping from manuel neuer to put them one no up after just 3 minutes. and they weren't finished there. was a. drop in price on scored on 37 minutes to double binds his lead. the
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battle scarred hosts went into the break to know up against by on for the 2nd time this season last time they shipped 5 without reply in the 2nd half but this time they held firm propelling byron's onslaught as the champions threw on attacker after attacker eric maxime was the month foiled this time. place and he did grab his usual goal for minutes into injury time as he posts on alexander error to make it $36.00 league goals for the season an inch closer to go miller's record but it came too late for biron to turn things around and. they must wait a little bit longer to celebrate a 9th street title but the day belonged to months they celebrated as if they'd already avoided the drop coachable stenson will be delighted to have dealt their relegation rivals a huge psychological blow. you're watching data but he needs his reminder about top
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. story and his hospitals are crumbling under the sheer weight of coronavirus patients oxygen is in short supply in a situation could yet worsen as the country has just recorded an album daily record for new infections. which include any music shaped living in the digital age is off the next stage and for that i have more headlines for you at the top of the now don't go away. my 1st boss a moses sewing machine. icon for all women are bound by the social influence even something as simple as learning how to write them by psychos isn't. since i was a little girl i wanted to have the buys a lot of my home and it took me years to been there.

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