Russia's health system under strain as coronavirus surges back

Russia's health system under strain as coronavirus surges back

MOSCOW: When Yekaterina Kobzeva, a nurse at a preschool in Russia's Ural Mountains, began having trouble breathing, she called an ambulance. The paramedics then drove her around the city of Perm and its surroundings for hours as seven hospitals, one by one, turned her down, saying they didn't have any beds available. ​CLICK HERE FOR COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES The journey took her through 'circles of hell,' Kobzeva, 60, recalled in an interview with The Associated Press by phone from a hospital, where doctors confirmed she had the virus.

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