Emergency Hospitals for Coronavirus Patients

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Pictures from the Chinese city of Wuhan circulated around the world: there, within a matter of a few days, a hospital for Coronavirus patients was built at lightning speed. Just ten days after the diggers moved in, the first patients were being treated. Hospitals in Germany are also preparing for the emergency. If the capacities of individual regions that are particularly badly affected are not adequate, it will be necessary to reactivate decommissioned hospitals. In some cities, buildings such as exhibition centers or sports halls are already being repurposed. For this to work without a hitch, a multitude of things must be considered, from structural features through hygiene requirements to legal matters.

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