The coronavirus pandemic sweeping through Western Europe is overwhelming their healthcare systems.

A small percentage of medical staff in Spain and Italy have contracted the virus, while hospitals have run out of beds.

So desperate is the need that staff in Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom have set up improvised makeshift facilities.

Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from Redhill, southeast England.

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