RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AP) The intensive care unit in the public Oceanico hospital in the Brazilian city of Niteroi in the state of Rio de Janeiro is full of COVID-19 patients, and medical workers are constantly on the move.
A dozen doctors, covered from head to toe in protective clothing and equipment, divide up the tasks. In front of a bed, a doctor checks the vital signs of an elderly man and covers him with a blanket. Another uploads patient information to a computer.
"You will get out of this," a doctor said to a sick, elderly man . . .