Sick People Need Oxygen – level 1

08-02-2021 15:00

Many people in Nigeria have the coronavirus. It brings problems for hospitals. They do not have enough oxygen.

People need oxygen to live. Oxygen is in the air that people breathe. COVID-19 patients sometimes need oxygen from a tank. They have problems if they try to breathe alone.

Many people become sick in Autumn or Fall. Hospitals do not have oxygen for so many people. Factories which make oxygen must make more of it. Officials decide to build two new factories. They want to make even more factories in the future.

It is difficult to know how much oxygen will hospitals need. Some patients are very sick. They need a lot of oxygen. Some patients do not need oxygen at all.

Difficult words: oxygen (a gas which is a part of air and people cannot live without it), breathe (to take air into the body through the mouth or nose), tank (a large metal container in which people keep gas, oil, and other things)

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