Despite a decade old financial crisis that decimated its hospitals, Greece appears to have handled the COVID-19 pandemic well, with a far lower death toll than many other European nations.
The Guardian took cameras inside the Sotiria Hospital in Athens and spoke to Dr. Yota Lourida, head of the Covid clinic, who explains her team’s daily struggle and how her intensive care department dealt with the crisis.
In this emotionally-charged report, the doctors involved outline the steps taken by the country to mitigate against a potentially catastrophic outcome for a country like Greece with an aging population and a weak healthcare system.
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