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If I'm reading the data correctly, this assertion is incorrect. According to Ecuador's official statistics, the number of intensive care beds increased from 857 in 2016 and 978 in 2017 up to 1,183 in 2018. Even taking population growth into account, this is a significant net increase in beds per person.


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While the graph is titled "Hospital bed occupancy", the data is described as "COVID-19 Suspected + Positive Patients per CHHS Open Data Website"; ie it doesn't say anything about hospital bed occupancy. The website has this to say about its data (my highlight): PLEASE NOTE: This data may not match those compiled by local health departments, as this is a ...


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Specifically w.r.t “@nhs_susan” account, Full Fact report confirms that this was indeed a fake account tweeting pro-government messages. Who operated this account remains unknown: it could have been used for pro-DHSC propaganda, but it also could have been used to frame the DHSC, accusing them for a propaganda attempt they didn't do: Mr O’Connell claims ...


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