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‘Fragile generation’ being hit as Marseille doctors deal with ‘alarming’ second wave

‘Fragile generation’ being hit as Marseille doctors deal with ‘alarming’ second wave

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Go to any hospital in the southern French city of Marseille and you will see the impact a second wave of COVID-19 is having.Intensive care units are either full or about to reach saturation. More bed capacity is desperately needed but staffing is an issue. Hospitals here have issued an urgent appeal for doctors, nurses and laboratory technicians from across France to come to Marseille to help. Image: The city of Marseille is experiencing a second wave of COVID-19 This is the scenario the UK is desperate to avoid.At the Laveran Military Hospital, doctors fear a return to the situation earlier this year when the health service was overwhelmed by the numbers. ...