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Senegal battles Covid surge

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At Dalal Jamm hospital in Dakar, only the whooshing sound of a ventilator and beeps from a monitor indicated that the pregnant COVID-19 patient in the intensive care bed was still alive. A few cubicles down, another woman was on oxygen after giving birth while sick with the coronavirus, whose third wave threatens to overwhelm Senegal's hospitals and some of its cemeteries. Emer McCarthy reports.

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