Calls for global help to contain outbreak in the world’s biggest vaccine maker.
India’s COVID-19 emergency has reached critical levels.
Hospitals are out of beds and oxygen, while crematoriums do not have space for the dead.
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India has recorded more than 300,000 new infections every day for a week, and the numbers are rising fast.
The United States, European Union, Russia and China are among nations sending oxygen and medical supplies.
And India, which has been making COVID-19 vaccines for developing countries, has now been forced to import jabs.
So what is the fallout for the rest of the world if the crisis is not contained?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Harjit Singh Bhatti – National president, Progressive Medicos and Scientists Forum
Michael Head – Senior research fellow in Global Health, University of Southampton
Patrick Tang – Division chief of microbiology, Sidra Medicine