As coronavirus spreads in Europe, hospitals are overwhelmed

As infections spike across Europe, Italy, Spain and UK’s healthcare systems struggle to cope after medics fall ill.

The coronavirus pandemic sweeping through Western Europe is overwhelming their healthcare systems.

A small percentage of medical staff in Spain and Italy have contracted the virus, while hospitals have run out of beds.

So desperate is the need that staff in Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom have set up improvised makeshift facilities.

Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from Redhill, southeast England.