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Covid-19: ‘Exhausted, stressed out, helpless’: Hong Kong hospitals buckle under Omicron wave

by Holmes Chan and Su Xinqi Huddled under blankets and thermal shields, dozens of elderly patients shivered on gurneys outside a hospital serving one of Hong Kong’s poorest communities — a grim tableau for the city as its health system buckles under an Omicron-fuelled coronavirus wave. “We call this the fever zone,” a nurse in full-body protective […]