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

 

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.