We are not prepared at all’: Haiti, already impoverished, confronts a pandemic (BBC)

BBC: We are not prepared at all’: Haiti, already impoverished, confronts a pandemic . “With barely 60 ventilators for 11 million people, Haiti is the most vulnerable nation in the Americas to the coronavirus. While many countries would struggle to cope with a serious spread of Covid-19, Haiti might never recover from one. The reality inside Haiti’s intensive care units is even bleaker than that number – taken from a 2019 study – suggests. According to Stephan Dragon, a respiratory therapist in the capital, Port-au-Prince, the true number of ventilators is actually closer to 40, and maybe 20 of those aren’t working.”

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