Impossible decisions, lack of personal protective equipment and mental health concerns. These are some of the challenges doctors around the world tell us they’re facing.
BBC Minute has been speaking to doctors and nurses on the frontline against coronavirus in Italy, Iraqi Kurdistan, Ecuador and the US.
Video journalist: Olivia Le Poidevin, BBC Minute.
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