The Italian Crisis: The Medical View
Updated 19:49, 06-Apr-2020

Why has Italy been hit so hard by the coronavirus pandemic? And what's life really like trying to run a hospital in the world's wort hit country. Professor Salvatore Maggiore is the Head of the Intensive care unit at Chieti University Hospital in the region of Abruzzo, a unit, like every other in Italy it seems, struggling to cope with the influx of infected patients.

[This story was updated on 6/4/2020 to correct a the spelling of "medical" in the headline].