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COVID-19: Brazil crisis like ‘medieval plague’ as patients suffocate without oxygen


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Families of COVID patients are told to go and fill oxygen canisters if they want their loved ones to stand a chance of surviving.

Conditions in the city of Manaus, deep in the Amazon rainforest where the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 is believed to have originated, are now so bad that people are suffocating in hospital beds without oxygen.

Sky News’ Chief Correspondent has the story.

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