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Recent Examples on the Web Hospitals in parts of the country are reporting a shortage of beds, and there have been difficulties in keeping up with oxygen demand. Washington Post, 5 Nov. 2021 In one case, a lithium-battery manufacturer supplying Tesla, situated on the Yangtze River, was fined $22,500 for dumping wastewater containing chemical oxygen demand, or COD, at a level seven times higher than the legal limit. Vivienne Walt, Fortune, 30 Sep. 2021 Raethel attributes the recent rise in oxygen demand to growing COVID-19 hospitalizations throughout the state, saying that many patients with the virus rely on medical oxygen therapy. Tori B. Powell, CBS News, 31 Aug. 2021 On April 28, the day for which the Centre revealed state-wise oxygen demand in the affidavit, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and West Bengal had comparable Covid-19 caseloads. Arunabh Saikia, Quartz, 20 May 2021 Since the government order was issued, oxygen that's typically used for industry has fulfilled around 80% of the medical oxygen demand. Biman Mukherji, Fortune, 18 May 2021 Finally, adding a molecular filter (like an H-filter) could also help the superheroes cope with the increased oxygen demands. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 18 Nov. 2018

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Oxygen demand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxygen%20demand. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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