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New Zealand orders 1292 sq feet of skin for treatment of volcano victims

R Sinduja

News Editor

New Zealand has ordered 1292 square feet of skin to treat patients who got injured in the volcanic eruption on White Island. A total of 47 people were on White Island when the eruption occurred. 6 are confirmed dead, 25 are currently hospitalised in critical condition; search and recovery operations are on for those still missing on the island. The skin is needed to treat patients severely injured with volcanic ash and gas.