US airlifts medical supplies to Pakistan, other countries.

WASHINGTON -- The US government has airlifted emergency medical supplies to Pakistan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka to stop the spread of Covid-19, the State Department said on Friday.

The supplies, managed by the US Agency for International DevA!elopment, are part of a prograA!mA!A!me to 'help save lives' by meeting urgent health needs across South Asia, the State DepartA!mA!ent's spokesperson Ned Price said at a news briefing in Washington.

In Pakistan, this flight will bring 1,200 pulse oximeters, and 340,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPEs) for healthcare professionals.

In the Maldives...

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