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20 Pics That Show The Reality Of COVID-19 At Hospitals, Captured By This Photographer

20 Pics That Show The Reality Of COVID-19 At Hospitals, Captured By This Photographer

“In the Covid unit, they usually have 20 beds. The first time I visited, the beds were almost full, and then as I went back over the summer, they expanded the ward so that by now, it’s about 30 beds,” Nakamura told BuzzFeed.

The photographer has to be fully covered in personal protective equipment before he starts shooting inside the Covid ward, and there are a few rules he has to follow too. For example, Nakamura cannot take pictures of things that would identify the patient. “When I go into the Covid ward with the doctor, he asks the patient for me if I can come in with him. Many of the patients are unconscious, but those who are conscious will say no or yes. Those who say no, I wait outside. For those that say yes, I have been strictly instructed that I should not take a picture of the faces of the patients, so every time I take a picture, I hide their faces behind the devices, IV pumps or electrocardiograms. I think if I could just show the faces of the patients, it would be a much stronger photo and much easier for…

20 Pics That Show The Reality Of COVID-19 At Hospitals, Captured By This Photographer

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