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when Mohammad Javed Khan, Bhopal Teller driver in the center of India, saw people wear on their backs of loved ones, Patients from Cvid-19 towards the hospital, fault money to finance an ambulance, he said he could not stay without doing anything.
this 34-year-old man sold the jewelry of his Woman and turned his tuk-tuk into a small ambulance he has equipped with a bottle of oxygen, an oximeter to measure the oxygen level in the blood and other medical equipment.
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While India undergoes a second pouring epidemic wave, some people like Mr. Khan committed to help their community survive in this war against the virus.
"A serious patient can not be led to the hospital without oxygen support," says Khan to AFP.
"So, I thought, why not turn my stupor into ambulance? It's not as spacious as an ambulance, but it can surely save lives," he continues.
"I saw young people without oxygen struggling (to survive)," he says.
"And when they call the ambulances, they charge from 5,000 to 10,000 rupees (from 55 to 110 euros). How could a poor person afford? Especially during this pandemic where most people have no more Income? "," he questions.
someone has provided him with a bottle of oxygen , someone else gave him an oximeter, then a doctor taught him to use these equipments to place patients under oxygen safely during their transportation to the hospital.
Reportage. COVID-19: In India, the city of Bangalore has its dead
© Côme Bastin in Bangalore, India, volunteers ensure the transport of bodies, too many for the ambulances of hospitals, to the crematoriums. hospitals to crematoriums, through oxygen banks, Bangalore, southern India, is submerged by the soaring Covid-19. Helpless, caregivers and inhabitants know that the worst is coming. at full speed, mermaid thoroughly, the slalome ambulance between the vehicles. At the front, Tanveer Ahmed juggles between the phone calls of desperate families.
"Many people approached me and helped by contributing with donations and asked me to continue this action until the pandemic is finished," he says.
"It is thanks to the help of so many people I am able to do that. I could not have done it alone."
Mr. Khan has briefly encountered difficulties with the authorities when the police charged him for use of his Tuk-Tuk without an emergency license during the confinement in the state of Madhya Pradesh, had reported the chain of Television India Today.
But his misappropriation has sparked such shields on social networks, which the police canceled his charge and even issued him a special passer-pass.
The state of Madhya Pradesh, as many states of the vast country of 1.3 billion inhabitants, has experienced a recrudescence of contaminations in recent weeks, causing oxygen and medical material shortages.
The state, where one in five tested people turns out to the coronavirus, said more than 12,000 new contaminations on Monday. And here too, crematoriums and cemeteries have difficulty overcoming the influx of spoils.
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