Brazil hospital evacuates after fire breaks out, at least 1 dead

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    Patients were evacuated from a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Oct. 27 after a fire broke out. According to reports, a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit died as she was evacuated from the Bonsucesso Federal Hospital in Rio’s north. Local media reported that the fire started in a warehouse of the hospital. Twenty-five patients were evacuated to other medical facilities, eight of whom were receiving treatment for COVID-19, while 170 patients were moved to other areas of the hospital. The fire has been brought under control and investigations are underway into what started the fire. For more info, please go to Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: Like Global News on Facebook HERE: Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: #GlobalNews

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