‘Healthcare on brink of collapsing’: Doctors share stories from inside the Italy coronavirus quarantine – ITV News

‘Healthcare on brink of collapsing’: Doctors share stories from inside the Italy coronavirus quarantine – ITV News

The first identifies herself as Martina, but I believe she is Martina Crivellari, an intensive care cardiac anaesthesiologist at the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan.

She said: “There are a lot of young people in our Intensive Care Units (ICUs) – our youngest is a 38-year-old who had had no comorbidities (underlying health problems).

“A lot of patients need help with breathing but there are not enough ventilators.

“They’ve told us that starting from now we’ll have to choose who to intubate – priority will go to the young or those without comorbidities.

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