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Life and death in COVID units around the world

A doctor, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated at the Bethune-Beuvry hospital in Beuvry, France, October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A doctor, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated at the Bethune-Beuvry hospital in Beuvry, France, October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A doctor, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated at the Bethune-Beuvry hospital in Beuvry, France, October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Nurses David Rosas and Alberto Loto speak at the door of an intensive care unit of an hospital on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Nurses David Rosas and Alberto Loto speak at the door of an intensive care unit of an hospital on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Nurses David Rosas and Alberto Loto speak at the door of an intensive care unit of an hospital on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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Medical workers carry a patient suffering from the coronavirus on a stretcher outside an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Medical workers carry a patient suffering from the coronavirus on a stretcher outside an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Medical workers carry a patient suffering from the coronavirus on a stretcher outside an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen in an intensive care unit of an hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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Members of the medical staff treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Members of the medical staff treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Members of the medical staff treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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A medical worker works in a medicine unit at the Clinique de l'Estree - ELSAN private hospital in Stains where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A medical worker works in a medicine unit at the Clinique de l'Estree - ELSAN private hospital in Stains where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A medical worker works in a medicine unit at the Clinique de l'Estree - ELSAN private hospital in Stains where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A patient gets treated for the coronavirus in the intensive care unit at Saint-Jean Clinic in Brussels, Belgium October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A patient gets treated for the coronavirus in the intensive care unit at Saint-Jean Clinic in Brussels, Belgium October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A patient gets treated for the coronavirus in the intensive care unit at Saint-Jean Clinic in Brussels, Belgium October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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A medical worker works in a medicine unit at the Clinique de l'Estree - ELSAN private hospital in Stains where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A medical worker works in a medicine unit at the Clinique de l'Estree - ELSAN private hospital in Stains where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A medical worker works in a medicine unit at the Clinique de l'Estree - ELSAN private hospital in Stains where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 14, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A member of the medical staff holds the hand of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020.  REUTERS/David W Cerny

A member of the medical staff holds the hand of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A member of the medical staff holds the hand of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Members of the medical staff treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Members of the medical staff treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Members of the medical staff treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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A doctor, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A doctor, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A doctor, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where patients suffering from the coronavirus are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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A mother wearing a protective suit and mask tends to her baby who is affected by the coronavirus at Hazrate Ali Asghar Hospital, in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2020. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

A mother wearing a protective suit and mask tends to her baby who is affected by the coronavirus at Hazrate Ali Asghar Hospital, in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2020. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

A mother wearing a protective suit and mask tends to her baby who is affected by the coronavirus at Hazrate Ali Asghar Hospital, in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2020. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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A physiotherapist, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, looks on as she works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where coronavirus patients are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A physiotherapist, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, looks on as she works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where coronavirus patients are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A physiotherapist, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, looks on as she works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where coronavirus patients are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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A patient lies at the intensive care unit of the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A patient lies at the intensive care unit of the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A patient lies at the intensive care unit of the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Hadiyeh, 4, an Iranian child who is affected by the coronavirus, looks on as she lies on a bed at Hazrate Ali Asghar Hospital, in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2020. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Hadiyeh, 4, an Iranian child who is affected by the coronavirus, looks on as she lies on a bed at Hazrate Ali Asghar Hospital, in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2020. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Hadiyeh, 4, an Iranian child who is affected by the coronavirus, looks on as she lies on a bed at Hazrate Ali Asghar Hospital, in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2020. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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A medical worker prepares for a procedure with a patient in the intensive care unit of the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A medical worker prepares for a procedure with a patient in the intensive care unit of the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A medical worker prepares for a procedure with a patient in the intensive care unit of the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A member of the medical staff wears protective gear inside a ward that has been converted from an underground parking lot to treat coronavirus patients at Rambam Health Care Campus, in Haifa, northern Israel September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A member of the medical staff wears protective gear inside a ward that has been converted from an underground parking lot to treat coronavirus patients at Rambam Health Care Campus, in Haifa, northern Israel September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A member of the medical staff wears protective gear inside a ward that has been converted from an underground parking lot to treat coronavirus patients at Rambam Health Care Campus, in Haifa, northern Israel September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A physiotherapist, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where coronavirus patients are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A physiotherapist, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where coronavirus patients are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A physiotherapist, wearing a protective mask and a protective suit, works in a pulmonology unit at the hospital in Vannes where coronavirus patients are treated, France, October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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A medical worker stands by a patient at the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A medical worker stands by a patient at the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A medical worker stands by a patient at the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Leonid, a volunteer, attends to patients at the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Leonid, a volunteer, attends to patients at the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Leonid, a volunteer, attends to patients at the City Clinical Hospital Number 52, where coronavirus patients are treated, in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A room reserved for COVID-19 patients is seen in an intensive care unit at St.-Antonius-Hospital in Eschweiler, Germany, September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A room reserved for COVID-19 patients is seen in an intensive care unit at St.-Antonius-Hospital in Eschweiler, Germany, September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

A room reserved for COVID-19 patients is seen in an intensive care unit at St.-Antonius-Hospital in Eschweiler, Germany, September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen
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Members of the medical staff treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Members of the medical staff treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Members of the medical staff treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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A member of the medical staff holds the hand of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A member of the medical staff holds the hand of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A member of the medical staff holds the hand of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Angelica Mendez, 48, says goodbye to her mother, Catalina Salazar, 86, who was struggling to fight COVID-19 and who died later in the day, at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Angelica Mendez, 48, says goodbye to her mother, Catalina Salazar, 86, who was struggling to fight COVID-19 and who died later in the day, at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Angelica Mendez, 48, says goodbye to her mother, Catalina Salazar, 86, who was struggling to fight COVID-19 and who died later in the day, at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Members of the medical staff embrace as they treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Members of the medical staff embrace as they treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Members of the medical staff embrace as they treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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A member of the medical staff treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A member of the medical staff treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A member of the medical staff treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Medical workers treat a patient in the ICU at the Clinique Bouchard-ELSAN private hospital in Marseille, France, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Medical workers treat a patient in the ICU at the Clinique Bouchard-ELSAN private hospital in Marseille, France, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Medical workers treat a patient in the ICU at the Clinique Bouchard-ELSAN private hospital in Marseille, France, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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A nurse wearing a protective face mask and goggles poses in the ICU of a hospital amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A nurse wearing a protective face mask and goggles poses in the ICU of a hospital amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A nurse wearing a protective face mask and goggles poses in the ICU of a hospital amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Medical workers treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus in the ICU at the Clinique Bouchard-ELSAN private hospital in Marseille, France, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Medical workers treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus in the ICU at the Clinique Bouchard-ELSAN private hospital in Marseille, France, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Medical workers treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus in the ICU at the Clinique Bouchard-ELSAN private hospital in Marseille, France, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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A nurse wearing a protective suit and a face mask treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus in a hospital in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A nurse wearing a protective suit and a face mask treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus in a hospital in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A nurse wearing a protective suit and a face mask treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus in a hospital in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A member of the medical staff, wearing a protective suit and a face mask, looks out of a room with a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the military hospital Laveran in Marseille, France, September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A member of the medical staff, wearing a protective suit and a face mask, looks out of a room with a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the military hospital Laveran in Marseille, France, September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A member of the medical staff, wearing a protective suit and a face mask, looks out of a room with a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the military hospital Laveran in Marseille, France, September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus speaks to his family members using a robot named 'Mitra' at the ICU of the Yatharth Super Speciality Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A patient suffering from the coronavirus speaks to his family members using a robot named 'Mitra' at the ICU of the Yatharth Super Speciality Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A patient suffering from the coronavirus speaks to his family members using a robot named 'Mitra' at the ICU of the Yatharth Super Speciality Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A sticker reading "COVID-19" is pictured on a bag with medical clothes amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A sticker reading "COVID-19" is pictured on a bag with medical clothes amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A sticker reading "COVID-19" is pictured on a bag with medical clothes amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A nurse adjusts the protective suit of her colleague at the coronavirus treatment unit of a hospital in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A nurse adjusts the protective suit of her colleague at the coronavirus treatment unit of a hospital in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A nurse adjusts the protective suit of her colleague at the coronavirus treatment unit of a hospital in Brussels, Belgium September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A medical worker stands next to an oxygen cylinder at the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A medical worker stands next to an oxygen cylinder at the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A medical worker stands next to an oxygen cylinder at the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Hospital staff serves tea to a patient suffering from the coronavirus during an evening buffet at a terrace of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hospital staff serves tea to a patient suffering from the coronavirus during an evening buffet at a terrace of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hospital staff serves tea to a patient suffering from the coronavirus during an evening buffet at a terrace of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus listens a song on a mobile phone at the ICU of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A patient suffering from the coronavirus listens a song on a mobile phone at the ICU of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A patient suffering from the coronavirus listens a song on a mobile phone at the ICU of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A medical worker takes care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A medical worker takes care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A medical worker takes care of a patient suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A health worker is seen through the window of the ICU of the La Paz hospital during a protest against the regional health authority's lack of support and demanding better working conditions, in Madrid, Spain, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A health worker is seen through the window of the ICU of the La Paz hospital during a protest against the regional health authority's lack of support and demanding better working conditions, in Madrid, Spain, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A health worker is seen through the window of the ICU of the La Paz hospital during a protest against the regional health authority's lack of support and demanding better working conditions, in Madrid, Spain, September 15, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus is treated in the ICU at the Hopital Europeen hospital in Marseille, France, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A patient suffering from the coronavirus is treated in the ICU at the Hopital Europeen hospital in Marseille, France, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A patient suffering from the coronavirus is treated in the ICU at the Hopital Europeen hospital in Marseille, France, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Medical workers wear PPE as they get ready to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Medical workers wear PPE as they get ready to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Medical workers wear PPE as they get ready to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Members of the medical staff, wearing protective suits and face masks, treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus in the ICU at the Hopital Europeen hospital in Marseille, France, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Members of the medical staff, wearing protective suits and face masks, treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus in the ICU at the Hopital Europeen hospital in Marseille, France, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Members of the medical staff, wearing protective suits and face masks, treat a patient suffering from the coronavirus in the ICU at the Hopital Europeen hospital in Marseille, France, September 8, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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Medical workers take care of patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Medical workers take care of patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Medical workers take care of patients suffering from the coronavirus at the ICU of the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A medical worker takes an elevator to the ICU for patients suffering from the coronavirus at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A medical worker takes an elevator to the ICU for patients suffering from the coronavirus at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A medical worker takes an elevator to the ICU for patients suffering from the coronavirus at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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An X-ray of a patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen as a doctor briefs his relatives about his medical condition, at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

An X-ray of a patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen as a doctor briefs his relatives about his medical condition, at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

An X-ray of a patient suffering from the coronavirus is seen as a doctor briefs his relatives about his medical condition, at the Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi, India, September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Medical staff are seen looking after a patient inside a military hospital at the Heroic Military Academy which takes care of patients with symptoms of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Medical staff are seen looking after a patient inside a military hospital at the Heroic Military Academy which takes care of patients with symptoms of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Medical staff are seen looking after a patient inside a military hospital at the Heroic Military Academy which takes care of patients with symptoms of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A health care worker attends to a coronavirus patient in an ICU at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A health care worker attends to a coronavirus patient in an ICU at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A health care worker attends to a coronavirus patient in an ICU at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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Medical staff are seen looking after a patient inside the military hospital at the Heroic Military Academy which takes care of patients with symptoms of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Medical staff are seen looking after a patient inside the military hospital at the Heroic Military Academy which takes care of patients with symptoms of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Medical staff are seen looking after a patient inside the military hospital at the Heroic Military Academy which takes care of patients with symptoms of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Dr. Mabel Diaz takes a blood sample from Elsa Paniagua, who is a coronavirus patient, in an ICU at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Dr. Mabel Diaz takes a blood sample from Elsa Paniagua, who is a coronavirus patient, in an ICU at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Dr. Mabel Diaz takes a blood sample from Elsa Paniagua, who is a coronavirus patient, in an ICU at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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Riley Harrison, 67, who has been hospitalised with COVID-19, lies on a hospital bed as he watches television, at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC) in Houston, Texas, July 25, 2020. "I couldn't breathe," Harrison said. "If you got a death wish, play with COVID." REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Riley Harrison, 67, who has been hospitalised with COVID-19, lies on a hospital bed as he watches television, at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC) in Houston, Texas, July 25, 2020. "I couldn't breathe," Harrison said. "If you got a death wish,...more

Riley Harrison, 67, who has been hospitalised with COVID-19, lies on a hospital bed as he watches television, at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC) in Houston, Texas, July 25, 2020. "I couldn't breathe," Harrison said. "If you got a death wish, play with COVID." REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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The body of a patient, who died during an intubation procedure, is prepared by nurses to be transported to a morgue at United Memorial Medical Center during the coronavirus outbreak, in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

The body of a patient, who died during an intubation procedure, is prepared by nurses to be transported to a morgue at United Memorial Medical Center during the coronavirus outbreak, in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

The body of a patient, who died during an intubation procedure, is prepared by nurses to be transported to a morgue at United Memorial Medical Center during the coronavirus outbreak, in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A patient suffering from the coronavirus lies in bed at University Hospital Medical Center Bezanijska kosa in Belgrade, Serbia, July 25, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

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Medical workers attend to a patient suffering from the coronavirus at University Hospital Medical Center Bezanijska kosa in Belgrade, Serbia, July 25, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

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