Australia to send 500 ventilators, 1M surgical masks & other supplies to India

The Australian government has said that it will provide emergency medical supplies to India amid a surge in coronavirus cases here. Australia said it will ‘rapidly deploy’ 500 non-invasive ventilators in India, with a capacity to deploy up to 3,000 ventilators. It will also send “a significant package” of personal protective equipment (PPE) including one million surgical masks.