A medical worker carries food for a Covid-19 patient at Sakura General Hospital in Oguchi, Aichi prefecture, Japan. Photo: Kyodo A medical worker carries food for a Covid-19 patient at Sakura General Hospital in Oguchi, Aichi prefecture, Japan. Photo: Kyodo
A medical worker carries food for a Covid-19 patient at Sakura General Hospital in Oguchi, Aichi prefecture, Japan. Photo: Kyodo

Japan to name and shame hospitals that refuse Covid-19 patients, amid anger over baby’s death

  • Move follows death of a baby born last week to an infected woman forced to give birth at home after being turned away from ‘several’ hospitals due to lack of beds
  • With the Paralympics about to begin, average infection levels are 3.4 times as high as when the Olympics began around a month ago

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker carries food for a Covid-19 patient at Sakura General Hospital in Oguchi, Aichi prefecture, Japan. Photo: Kyodo A medical worker carries food for a Covid-19 patient at Sakura General Hospital in Oguchi, Aichi prefecture, Japan. Photo: Kyodo
A medical worker carries food for a Covid-19 patient at Sakura General Hospital in Oguchi, Aichi prefecture, Japan. Photo: Kyodo
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