Check this unbelievable account about the situation in some ICUs in New York.
What’s the link with early hydroxychloroquine-based treatment? Such early treatment avoids in numerous cases the need for hospitalization, as the disease is caught at an early stage. See the recent Brazilian study demonstrating this.
Also to be noted, the recent study on 5700 patients in New York, by Safiya Richardson, MD, MPH, et al.
“Mortality rates for those who received mechanical ventilation in the 18-to-65 and older-than-65 age groups were 76.4% and 97.2%, respectively. Mortality rates for those in the 18-to-65 and older-than-65 age groups who did not receive mechanical ventilation were 19.8% and 26.6%, respectively.”