Manaus Witnesses the ‘Time of Death’ by Covid-19; “People Die Alone. All Alone.”

In the midst of the pandemic, health professionals in the Manaus emergency rooms were still to be paid their February wages, and workers need to buy their own protective equipment.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "Patients with covid feel very thirsty. There are times when they need a lot of water. And then you see the patients asking for water and... you can't, you can't, you're intubating someone, checking on another more critical patient. And there's no one to assist that patient".

Doctor Uildéia Galvão works 12 hours a day, every day. Sometimes, 20 hours a day, to take care of patients who reach the 28 de Agosto Emergency Room, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?