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.