Hospitals  and ICUs saturated, medics fatigued

 
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The constant growth of coronavirus  cases has brought Panama hospitals to saturation point in wards  hospitalization rooms and intensive care units said  Dr. Julio Sandoval, a member of the new thematic committee created this Friday after the departure of Rosario Turner, as Minister of Health

"The doctors and medical staff are fatigued, we are making superhuman efforts so that the system does not collapse," Sandoval adding that consideration should be given to "opening the convention centers and even expanding the hospital hotel networks to deal with the crisis.

Sandoval's statements add to the concern of Reinaldo Chandler, a pulmonologist and internist working on the front line of the fight against COVID-19, who said that "there is enormous pressure" in each of the hospitals.

.The country's largest hospitals, such as Santo Tomás, the Metropolitan Complex, San Miguel Arcángel, Nicolás Solano and Irma de Lourdes Tzanetatos, have had to restructure rooms to accommodate more patients.

 "There are patients with other pathologies who have not been able to be hospitalized, although they may require it, due to the occupation of these beds," said Chandler

 

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user
Oh ya

Hospitals and medical staff at breaking point and gringos whining about the government trying to fight this. Maybe some whiners could go volunteer at the hospitals and stop whining like little school girls

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Captain

Houston issues lockdown. Southern States reaching hospital capacity. Riots and bent knees everywhere. What a land of the free ! Bars closed....

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MIKRIS

WE NEED MORE POLITICIANS IN PANAMA TO FOLLOW NORIEGA WAYS EXCLUDE THE DRUGS. BUT IN LAW & ORDER AND THE WAY HE ALSO TOOK CARE OF THE PEOPLES NEEDS INSTEAD OF THESE BASTARDS STEALING FROM THE PEOPLE AND COUNTRY ONCE THEY RISE TO POWER. BETRAYEL IS THE NORM IN THIS COUNTRY. TREASON IS A MUST DO THESE JOKERS STILL GETTING RICH OFF THE POOR BY CONTINUING TO STEAL FROM THE GOVERNMENT ENTITIES. AND NOW WITH THIS COVID-19 MAN MADE CHINESE VIRUS. LIVING WITH IT HAS BECOME A NITEMARE FOR ALOT OF PEOPLE HERE TO THINK THAT HOSPITALS IN NEW YORK CITY USA WHERE GETTING PAID BY THE COVID PATIENT WHO HAS THIS VIRUS $30,000 A PERSON IS CAPITAL MURDER. AND INSANE!!! PEOPLE ARE DIEING AND THEY DONT GIVE A SHIT THEM MAKING UP FRAUDLENT PATIENT MEDICAL REPORTS SAYING THAT THEY HAVE THE VIRUS WHEN BY FAR THEY DONT! OR THEY NAMIMG THE CAUSE OF DEATH COVID-19 WHEN IT WAS NOT A TOTAL LIE BECAUSE THE VICTIM DIED BY A FREAKEN HEART ATTACK ALL JUST TO GET PAID $30,000 ITS FKING CRAZY I TELL YOU. AND SO MANY PEOPLE NOW NEED HELP THEY'RE IS NO TIME FOR THIS B.S. TO TRY TO GET RICH OFF OF COVID-19 VICTIMS AND IF THEY NEED TO LOCK UP THESE DOCTORS, NURSES, OR EVEN SHUT DOWN THE FREAKEN HOSPITALS IF THEY FIND OUT THAT ITS HAPPENING LIKE ASAP!!! SO BE IT. LIFE IN PRISON IS WHAT THEY ALL DESERVE. BECAUSE THAT SHIT IS UNACCEPECTABLE AND INHUMANE YOU JUST DONT DO IT!

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Jackson

Hey JB I am sure they will dream up something to blame the public for and then punish them accordingly.

9 days ago
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Coiba

LOL brown of all the crazy posters here you take the cake. Gotta admit you nail it sometimes. The beatings will continue until morale improves hahaha.

9 days ago
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Jbbrown

Clearly it's the populations fault for getting sick! New and more ingenious ways of punishing the public must be rolled out! Maybe Public humiliation as people who violate are marched to pick up trash, oh wait that has already been done. 🤔 have police pull people found to be shopping on wrong day off of bus and beat them with clubs, oh damn already been done. 🤔 roll back the opening of the airport and don't allow private merchants to earn a living, ahh crap already did that. 🤔 Maybe track down people who call out the double standard of the rules for PRD party members, shit did that already also. 🤔 Maybe trucks full of steaming hot water to spray curfew violaters, an old Noriega trick but it was effective. I am sure new punishments are forthcoming from your PRD masters.

9 days ago
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