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At his crowded emergency room in central New Delhi, Ali Raza can’t focus much on when the next delivery of oxygen will arrive — 12 of his 20 doctors are down with COVID-19, and the patients just keep coming.

“We always anticipated a second wave in April and May, but we never knew it would hit us so hard and so fast,” said Raza, the director of emergency and trauma at Moolchand Hospital. “They arrive gasping and they all need oxygen.”

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