RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One month after the catastrophic oxygen shortage in hospitals in Manaus and the interior of Amazonas on January 14th, the state has registered almost 4,000 covid-19 deaths.
In this month and a half of 2021, the number of lives lost is close to double the figure recorded throughout the whole of 2020, according to data from the Amazonas Health Surveillance Foundation (FVS-AM), totaling 10,100 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Although the race for oxygen has slowed down, the situation is still unstable, with hospitals crowded and the daily consumption of . . .