Hospitals around the country are suffering shortages of beds, staff and equipment. Photo: Reuters
Hospitals around the country are suffering shortages of beds, staff and equipment. Photo: Reuters

Overworked and testing positive, China’s medical staff under pressure on Covid front line

  • According to one survey, 60 per cent of doctors and nurses who test positive are forced to keep working as understaffed hospitals struggle to cope
  • Prevalence of severe illness caused by Covid-19 prompts concern, including for pregnant women and their babies

Hospitals around the country are suffering shortages of beds, staff and equipment. Photo: Reuters
Hospitals around the country are suffering shortages of beds, staff and equipment. Photo: Reuters
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