Oxygen Stock Depleted in Manaus Hospitals; Patients Dying of Asphyxiation

The Getúlio Vargas University Hospital was left approximately four hours without oxygen supply.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the new explosion of Covid cases in Amazonas, the oxygen stock ran out in several hospitals in Manaus this Thursday, January 14th, causing the death of hospitalized patients by asphyxia, according to doctors who work in the capital of Amazonas state. The federal government announced it will transfer patients to other states.

The Getúlio Vargas University Hospital, linked to the Federal University of Amazonas . . .

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