Doctors in Italy's northern regions say they're at war for a third time, with the latest wave of infections inundating intensive care units with patients.
Highly contagious variants are to blame for the latest spike, with more than 20,000 new cases and 500 deaths reported on Tuesday.
The Mellino Mellini Hospital in the town of Chiari reflects the crisis across the region of Lombardy, one year after it was the epicenter of Italy's first COVID-19 outbreak.
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