Russia: New measures may not be enough to deal with COVID-19

Russia is facing a shortage of beds and doctors after years of medical layoffs and hospital demolitions.

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    In Russia, a new infectious diseases hospital is rapidly being built outside Moscow, and extra beds have been added to the existing ones. But medical experts say these hospitals lack the specialists COVID-19 patients need.

    Many fear, the decision to save money could have a serious effect on COVID-19 patients.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports.


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