RKI-chief: don’t Need to expect that the capacities are not sufficient

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In an Interview with the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" commented RKI-chief Lothar Wieler as to whether it could come in Germany to a similar Situation as in Italy, Spain, or Alsace. There, Doctors have to decide currently, whom to give and whom not to, because there are not enough places. Compared to the "FAZ" Wieler said: "We can not exclude that we have in this country also, more patients than breathing places. If it comes to that, is speculation. We must at least expect that the capacities are not sufficient, the whole of klar". dpa/Carsten Koall/dpa , Lothar H. Wieler, President of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), commented at a press conference on the state of the spread of the Coronavirus in Germany.

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