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  • the pressures of the pandemic continue for rescue workers from the Milan White Cross as they work to help patients needing URGENT co vid 19 care.

  • The small number of paid staff, along with some 130 volunteers from the nonprofit organization, worked tirelessly across the city of Monza in a badly hit Lombardy region, transferring cave positive patients and patients suspected to have the virus from their homes toe hospital.

  • Their services were pushed to the brink at the start of the year, and it's a similar story during the current second wave.

  • Almost all of the cause they receive are from people who need oxygen.

  • However, this time around, White Cross members say that there is an increase in the number of younger people suffering with the virus.

  • Ruggiero Garibaldi is one of the White Cross rescue workers.

  • It scares me to see patients of my age.

  • We rescue workers usually meet older patients or people with other illnesses or younger people who suffered accidents.

  • But to see middle aged patients who have pneumonia symptoms or breathing difficulties, it's not easy to accept.

  • The White Cross crews are not paramedics and can't administer drugs, but they can give oxygen on have a tiny defibrillator for use if needed.

  • Monsters.

  • World famous Race track, which hosts the Formula One Italian Grand Prix, is another stop on the White Cross cruise route.

  • Parts off the track have also been transformed into an area for green code cases.

  • Patients with non serious infections White Cross staff get patients to the checkpoint area where medical staff assess them and carry out rapid coronavirus tests if needed.

the pressures of the pandemic continue for rescue workers from the Milan White Cross as they work to help patients needing URGENT co vid 19 care.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/20
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