Hospitals

    • The Covid-19 situation is worsening, Paris hospitals chief warns

      The Covid-19 situation is worsening, Paris hospitals chief warns

      The coronavirus situation is worsening in the greater Paris region where hospitals are under immense strain, the director general of the AP-HP Paris hospitals organisation Martin Hirsch said on Wednesday, Reuters reported. "The virus is not under control. There are as many patients in intensive care units today as there were at the peak of the second wave," Hirsch told RTL radio.

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    • New wave of infections threatens to collapse Japan hospitals

      New wave of infections threatens to collapse Japan hospitals

      Hospitals in Japan are increasingly turning away sick people as the country struggles with surging coronavirus infections and its emergency medical system collapses. In one recent case, an ambulance carrying a man with a fever and difficulty breathing was rejected by 80 hospitals and forced to search for hours for a hospital in downtown Tokyo that would treat him. Another feverish man finally reached a hospital after paramedics unsuccessfully contacted 40 clinics.

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    • Romania expands military control over hospitals

      Romania expands military control over hospitals

      Romania, where coronavirus deaths exceed everywhere else in eastern Europe, expanded military control over hospitals, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. The government put the army in charge of two more hospitals, following on from a similar move at a facility in the northern town of Suceava, Romania’s epicenter for Covid-19.

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    • Delyan Peevski donates protective suits to doctors in Pazardzhik hospital

      Delyan Peevski donates protective suits to doctors in Pazardzhik hospital

      Lawmaker from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) Delyan Peevski has donated 100 water-proof whole-body reusable protective garments made of two- and three-layer fabric with biocomponent membrane as well as 500 face shields to the Pazardzhik General Hospital, the largest public health facility in the region announced. These are only some of the protective gear and equipment that the lawmaker is set to donate to the hospital.

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    • Hospitals – the weak link in Romania’s virus fight

      Hospitals – the weak link in Romania’s virus fight

      Highly rising coronavirus number in Romania in the last day has raised concerns that the epidemic is spreading too fast and the country’s health system will not be able to cope with it. Only on Wednesday new cases rose by 215 to 2.460, and deaths with 10 to 92. Health-care staff accounted for a third of all cases, forcing authorities to step up efforts to contain the outbreak.

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