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Italy's hospitals struggle through coronavirus outbreak

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit treats patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit treats patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit treats patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit looks on as she treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit looks on as she treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit looks on as she treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A medical worker treating patients suffering from coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker treating patients suffering from coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker treating patients suffering from coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Medical staff wearing protective masks, glasses and suits treat a patient suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical staff wearing protective masks, glasses and suits treat a patient suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical staff wearing protective masks, glasses and suits treat a patient suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Patients suffering from coronavirus are seen in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Patients suffering from coronavirus are seen in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Patients suffering from coronavirus are seen in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Medical staff in a protective suit treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical staff in a protective suit treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical staff in a protective suit treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A medical worker treats a patient suffering from coronavirus  in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Medical staff treat a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical staff treat a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical staff treat a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit and a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit and a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit and a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A medical worker treats a patient suffering from coronavirus  in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical worker treats a patient suffering from coronavirus in an intensive care unit at the Oglio Po hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 19. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Medical workers in protective suits transfer a coronavirus patient from the intensive care unit of the Gemelli Hospital to the Columbus Covid Hospital, which has been assigned as one of the new coronavirus treatment hospitals in Rome, Italy, March 16, 2020. Gemelli Policlinico/Handout via REUTERS

Medical workers in protective suits transfer a coronavirus patient from the intensive care unit of the Gemelli Hospital to the Columbus Covid Hospital, which has been assigned as one of the new coronavirus treatment hospitals in Rome, Italy, March...more

Medical workers in protective suits transfer a coronavirus patient from the intensive care unit of the Gemelli Hospital to the Columbus Covid Hospital, which has been assigned as one of the new coronavirus treatment hospitals in Rome, Italy, March 16, 2020. Gemelli Policlinico/Handout via REUTERS
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A nurse rests during a night shift at a hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 8.    Francesca Mangiatordi/@france_exa/via REUTERS

A nurse rests during a night shift at a hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 8. Francesca Mangiatordi/@france_exa/via REUTERS

A nurse rests during a night shift at a hospital in Cremona, Italy, March 8. Francesca Mangiatordi/@france_exa/via REUTERS
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Medical staff in protective suits treat coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit at the Cremona hospital in northern Italy, March 5, 2020. LA7 PIAZZAPULITA/Reuters TV via REUTERS

Medical staff in protective suits treat coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit at the Cremona hospital in northern Italy, March 5, 2020. LA7 PIAZZAPULITA/Reuters TV via REUTERS

Medical staff in protective suits treat coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit at the Cremona hospital in northern Italy, March 5, 2020. LA7 PIAZZAPULITA/Reuters TV via REUTERS
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People line up to donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross center, in Rome, March 17. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

People line up to donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross center, in Rome, March 17. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

People line up to donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross center, in Rome, March 17. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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Medical workers in protective suits push an isolation stretcher in front of the Columbus Clinic, where patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were moved from Spallanzani Hospital, in Rome, Italy March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Medical workers in protective suits push an isolation stretcher in front of the Columbus Clinic, where patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were moved from Spallanzani Hospital, in Rome, Italy March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Medical workers in protective suits push an isolation stretcher in front of the Columbus Clinic, where patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were moved from Spallanzani Hospital, in Rome, Italy March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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A patient is helped by medical personnel inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient is helped by medical personnel inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A patient is helped by medical personnel inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Medical workers in protective suits monitor a coronavirus patient who is being transferred in an ambulance from the intensive care unit of the Gemelli Hospital to the Columbus Covid Hospital, in Rome, Italy, March 16, 2020. Gemelli Policlinico/Handout via REUTERS

Medical workers in protective suits monitor a coronavirus patient who is being transferred in an ambulance from the intensive care unit of the Gemelli Hospital to the Columbus Covid Hospital, in Rome, Italy, March 16, 2020. Gemelli...more

Medical workers in protective suits monitor a coronavirus patient who is being transferred in an ambulance from the intensive care unit of the Gemelli Hospital to the Columbus Covid Hospital, in Rome, Italy, March 16, 2020. Gemelli Policlinico/Handout via REUTERS
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People donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross centre, in Rome, Italy March 17 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

People donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross centre, in Rome, Italy March 17 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

People donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross centre, in Rome, Italy March 17 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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Medical personnel help patients inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical personnel help patients inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical personnel help patients inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Medical personnel wearing protective face masks are seen at Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical personnel wearing protective face masks are seen at Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical personnel wearing protective face masks are seen at Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A woman wearing a protective mask waits to donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross center in Rome, March 17. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

A woman wearing a protective mask waits to donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross center in Rome, March 17. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

A woman wearing a protective mask waits to donate blood after appeals from hospitals and the Italian government for blood donations to help treat coronavirus patients, at an Italian Red Cross center in Rome, March 17. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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Valves produced with a 3D printer for hospitals are seen near the northern Italian city of Brescia, in Chiari Italy March 15, 2020. CRISTIAN FRACASSI/Handout via REUTERS

Valves produced with a 3D printer for hospitals are seen near the northern Italian city of Brescia, in Chiari Italy March 15, 2020. CRISTIAN FRACASSI/Handout via REUTERS

Valves produced with a 3D printer for hospitals are seen near the northern Italian city of Brescia, in Chiari Italy March 15, 2020. CRISTIAN FRACASSI/Handout via REUTERS
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Medical workers in protective masks stand at the window of the Columbus Clinic, where patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were moved from Spallanzani Hospital, in Rome, Italy March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Medical workers in protective masks stand at the window of the Columbus Clinic, where patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were moved from Spallanzani Hospital, in Rome, Italy March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Medical workers in protective masks stand at the window of the Columbus Clinic, where patients suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were moved from Spallanzani Hospital, in Rome, Italy March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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Medical staff in protective suits treat coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit at the Cremona hospital in northern Italy, March 5, 2020. LA7 PIAZZAPULITA/Reuters TV via REUTERS

Medical staff in protective suits treat coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit at the Cremona hospital in northern Italy, March 5, 2020. LA7 PIAZZAPULITA/Reuters TV via REUTERS

Medical staff in protective suits treat coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit at the Cremona hospital in northern Italy, March 5, 2020. LA7 PIAZZAPULITA/Reuters TV via REUTERS
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Medical personnel wearing help patients inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical personnel wearing help patients inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical personnel wearing help patients inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, Italy, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Medical personnel wearing protective face masks inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13.  
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Medical personnel wearing protective face masks inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Medical personnel wearing protective face masks inside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A medical personnel member outside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical personnel member outside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A medical personnel member outside the Spedali Civili hospital in Brescia, March 13. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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