These are the bruises of doctors and nurses on the frontline
Bruised faces and fearful eyes, haunting images of Italian doctors and nurses after a long day fighting to save ICU patients are storming across social media.
As the death toll passed 7500 in Italy, and nearly one-quarter of GPs in one of the most affected areas tested positive to the virus or were in quarantine, the photos have been shared more than 100,000 times:
Some of Italian nurses & doctors after long hours of work in intensive care. ❤️🇮🇹 pic.twitter.com/YAG9oVcgrq— Travelito (@Travelito24) March 22, 2020