The mayor of the small Brazilian city of Iranduba imposed a daily curfew at 2pm last week to combat the spread of coronavirus. The streets may now be empty, but the city’s hospital beds have 90 percent capacity.
Without adequate health care, and with more than 3,400 cases and 60 deaths recorded in just a few weeks, Iranduba is doing everything in its power to fight the virus. But the oxygen supply is starting to run out.
“I came here at 11 o’clock,” said one man. “I could get a tank trying to save my father and a friend … it’s been a devastating experience.”
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