'Like a time bomb': Tijuana's hospitals under pressure and understaffed as coronavirus spreads
TIJUANA, Mexico — As Mexico faces rising numbers of coronavirus cases, Tijuana's Clinica 20 is just one more public hospital fighting on the front lines. The five-story facility in central Tijuana is struggling with too few doctors and limited equipment — and expectations that the patient load will only grow."From the time we got our first patient until we were full, it took only 10 days," said a doctor at Clinica 20. On the coronavirus ward, "many of the doctors and nurses are sick or on leave, and we have only about half the staff. Those who are there are working extremely hard, because ther...
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