Health system on brink of collapse as COVID-19 cases surge

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 18-01-2021 12:00:00 · 2 Comments

The health system can accommodate a maximum of 672 COVID-19 patients in intensive care units. The number reached 647 on Sunday.

The public health system is on the verge of collapsing as hospitals in the areas worst-affected by a worrying surge in coronavirus cases are quickly running out of intensive care beds to treat COVID-19 patients, Portuguese officials warned this weekend. The health system can accommodate a maximum of 672 COVID-19 patients in intensive care units. The number reached 647 on Sunday. Hospital Administrators said the number of coronavirus patients needing hospitalisation was likely to dramatically increase over the next week as Portugal reached the highest number of coronavirus cases in Europe per capita over the last seven days. Reuters



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Brazil is using drugs to keep people out of hospital. Asia also.
EU needs to do this immediately!

By Jimmy from Other on 18-01-2021 06:03

Why can the Portuguese health system not use Ivermectin/Stromectol for treatment of these patients ? The data supports this totally. Nebulized hydrogen peroxide also works.

By Vincent from Lisbon on 18-01-2021 01:03
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