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Argentine Doctor Warns of Spike in COVID-19 Deaths as Hospitals Hit Capacity

HeadlineAug 13, 2020

Latin America remains a major epicenter of COVID-19. Mexico’s death toll has topped 54,000 with nearly a half-million confirmed coronavirus cases. Argentina’s death toll topped 5,000, and cases are continuing to surge to record levels. This is Dr. Arnaldo Dubin of the Argentine Intensive Care Society.

Dr. Arnaldo Dubin: “If we’ve had low death rates until now, it’s because the sick have been adequately cared for by the health system. When the system starts to fill up, the results turn poor, and mortality begins to increase.”

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