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Inside a COVID ICU in France

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris in France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris in France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris in France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A COVID-19 patient connected to a ventilator tube in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A COVID-19 patient connected to a ventilator tube in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A COVID-19 patient connected to a ventilator tube in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker looks at a COVID-19 patient's medical notes in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker looks at a COVID-19 patient's medical notes in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker looks at a COVID-19 patient's medical notes in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker adjusts medical equipment in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker adjusts medical equipment in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker adjusts medical equipment in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A ventilator displays vital signs of a patient in the COVID-19 ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A ventilator displays vital signs of a patient in the COVID-19 ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A ventilator displays vital signs of a patient in the COVID-19 ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Healthcare workers in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker adjusts medical equipment in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker adjusts medical equipment in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker adjusts medical equipment in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker looks at a COVID-19 patient's medical notes in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker looks at a COVID-19 patient's medical notes in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker looks at a COVID-19 patient's medical notes in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A healthcare worker provides care for a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at the Centre Cardiologique du Nord private hospital in Saint-Denis, near Paris, France, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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