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  • new infections are on the rise in Europe, despite the partial lockdowns imposed in many countries.

  • France's Prime Minister Jean Cast X, says the number of coronavirus cases in hospitals is now higher than it was last spring, with a new patient admitted every 30 seconds.

  • Hospitals are also under strain in Italy, Europe's ground zero in the pandemic.

  • This time, it's not just the rich north that's affected.

  • The second wave is also stretching resources.

  • In Naples, on the poorer south, coronavirus patients wait for hours outside the emergency ward at the Cartoon o Clinic to get treatment.

  • Relatives have brought them here in their own cars.

  • We've looked all over Naples for ventilators and haven't found anything at all.

  • Hospital staff treat them as outpatients.

  • The area around the Gulf of Naples is seeing a huge second surgeon.

  • Coronavirus Cases after Lombardy Companion is the second hardest hit region in Italy.

  • Antonio Car Garelli Hospital is the biggest health center in the south of the country.

  • Dr.

  • Giuseppe Vizzoni works in the emergency ward.

  • Ah, year ago, things were already tense here, even before the onset of the pandemic.

  • After his shift, the doctor emerges, Hiss state reflects that of Italy's health system.

  • He's exhausted.

  • Theo ther system is right at its limit.

  • We're using all possible resources in order to treat patients.

  • But now it's coming down to a question of pure math.

  • There is so many patients the system is unable to accommodate them thing.

  • On the weekend, these images from Naples seafront promenade outraged Italians across the country.

  • But the national government still designates the Campania region as level yellow, not red.

  • Critics say the region's crisis department cooked the figures to avoid a lock down when they registered.

  • I see you occupancy last week at 27%.

  • The president of the Italian Doctors Association is worried.

  • He wants all of Italy to be designated a red zone.

  • I think the government is trying to serve various interests, namely economic as well as health care.

  • Of course, the economy is important.

  • We understand that.

  • But if the curve continues to rise, Italy's healthcare system will simply not be able to handle it thing.

  • Doctors and nurses air honored in these figures by Craftsman Genaro Day Virgilio, His stories on the popular shopping street of Via San Gregorio are Meno, now empty.

  • DiNardo is worried about the future, both for his health and his business in the city of Naples, at the foot of the famous volcano Mount Vesuvius on Dhere in Germany, they have bean a record number of new cases, with nearly 24,000 infections registered in the last 24 hours.

  • Half of all hospitals are reported to be stretched to capacity.

  • Germany was able to boost its number of intensive care beds during the first wave.

  • But as we report, trained nurses are increasingly in short supply.

  • In a sheller is an intensive care nurse.

  • She finished her specialist training at the end of October.

  • Now she's caring for a coronavirus.

  • Patients in intensive care at Dusseldorf s University Hospital.

  • We've moved him around so that he lies in different positions and doesn't get bedsores.

  • My colleagues will take some blood for a blood gas analysis which will tell us how to adjust the ventilator things that the 30 year old nurse cannot yet do alone.

  • Having passed the state exam and completed three years of training for two years, she assisted on the ward with supervision.

  • Then, after two more training years, she became a specialist nurse for intensive care and anesthesia.

  • That's all about ventilation.

  • What to consider when ventilating, which settings air there and also types of surgery in more detail.

  • You also get a deeper insight into anesthesia.

  • The sequence of operations.

  • Theo Job is medically technically and personally challenging.

  • That's why nurses cannot simply start working in I c U after their basic training.

  • Louisa Johnson is 25 just completed her first year of specialist training, eight months of it during the pandemic.

  • Together with a colleague, she cares for a seriously ill coronavirus patient.

  • After one more year, she will be able to do this on her own.

  • There are patients who should have one on one care, and of course, we try to provide it.

  • But sometimes it doesn't work out because we don't have enough staff.

  • There is that even though the job pays well after training, German nurses earn an average of €3500 per month before tax.

  • At those doing shift work in I C.

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  • Receive additional bonuses.

  • But high stress levels, big responsibilities, weekend shifts and a lack of recognition are all deterrence club.

  • Sure, raising the wage could be an incentive for staying in the job, and it could attract others to choose this line of work.

  • E.

  • Do you think we could be paid more considering the work we have to dio on?

  • And I'm glad that this is currently being discussed.

  • More come and so the coronavirus pandemic may even bring about change way were just taken for granted.

  • The issue wasn't address the last few years.

  • Many people don't know what nurses have to deal with on a daily basis, especially intensive care nurses.

  • And why not?

  • Just anyone can do it.

  • Earmarked.

  • Louisiana's in Wants to finish her specialist training despite and because of covert 19 thes nurses know the coming weeks will be tough but say they will somehow manage.

  • Let's take a look now at some of the other developments in the pandemic.

  • Deli in is reporting 104 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours.

  • That's a record high for the Indian capital.

  • Many hospitals say they've run out of intensive care beds.

  • South Korea has begun finding people for not wearing masks in public places.

  • Israel has signed a deal with drugmaker Pfizer and by on tech to receive eight million doses off.

  • It's coronavirus Vaccine next year on New Zealand has reopened downtown Auckland after tracing a new coronavirus case to a known cluster.

  • Well here in Germany.

  • Not everyone agrees with the measures being taken to curb the spread of coronavirus, but a new poll suggests most Germans actually support the government's policy.

  • It shows that although 26% of Germans think the measures go too far, 54% of people in the country think they're appropriate and 18% even say the measures do not go far enough.

  • Earlier, we spoke to high, not shrink, heard he's the managing director of Infratest Dimap, which conducted that poll.

  • He told us what impact coronavirus policy is having on the German government's approval ratings.

  • The video of the Christian Democratic Party.

  • Merkel's party goes up and up, up.

  • She has an approval rate now off three quarters off the population.

  • The government has a proven rate of two thirds of the population, something we never have seen in the last 30 years.

  • Andi and the approval rate for the measures for the coroner measures are in principle quite high, but they allows the lowest appreciation rates we have That's for the closure.

  • Off restaurants only half of the population agreed to that, and half of the population only agree to the fact that it's no longer allowed that if you're a tourist that you can spend a night or some nights in a hotel that's not so positively received.

  • But overall, we haven't acceptance rate off nearly 80% in Germany.

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