On the morning of March 8 Tambourines Francesca she was in her apartment in Heidelberg, Germany, as that part is learned from Italy enters block due to the spread of the new coronavirus. At the news of the 25, who graduated in medicine only last summer, it has increased rapidly a bus to his hometown of Turin. Within a few days, he worked in a hospital in Cremona, the town at the epicenter of the Italian outbreak, where almost 500 patients will be treated at COVID-19 A difference of internships and volunteer work in Tanzania, it is their first experience in a hospital. Drum is one of many young doctors in Italy needs to respond to recent local government canceled the shortage of medical staff in hospitals cater to experience previously unprecedented pressure. Italy is one of the countries most affected by the crown; more than 86,000 people here have positive results so far, and more than 9,000 deaths. In the hardest hit cities, such as Cremona, entire hospitals COVID 19 patients have been converted into centers handle only. Every doctor, whether they specialize in dermatology and gynecology designed to deal with the virus. On his first day of work Tambourines was assigned to the Pneumology station that treats patients with severe respiratory problems, they do not need intensive care. After four days, has been moved to the Department of Neurology, converted into a station where COVd-19 patients in less critical condition. “Every day I learn a lot, but also specialists with 20 years of learning experience. It is a new experience for everyone,” he says. “The hierarchical hospital has suddenly changed. Now they are pulmonologists and anesthesiologists, who are at the top” Even if you have not yet been subjected to the hospital seen by the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) in many other medical facilities, it is a risk as most doctors right now. In total, about 6,500 doctors and nurses in Italy have contracted the disease. “I know there is a good chance that I will also be infected,” says Drum. “It is not easy to think that I do not know when I see my family and my friend, but I have support and I know I’m doing the right thing.” Drum is a former fellow university class, Ornella Calderone, the native of Messina, in Sicily in a hotel. Calderone, 32, has a degree in biology and medicine. Until last week, he was to specialize studying for the entrance exam, like a surgeon, while several temporary jobs work. After the call for help to the worst affected hospitals, they received a phone call within two hours. “It ‘was an unknown number, and I knew that my life would change.” In the two days prior to arrival at the hospital have “studied like crazy,” she says, looking for practical information and updates on the procedures had never seen live as ventilation did. It is now essential for Pneumology station, a hospital. “I can not say that I felt ready to go right away, but since I arrived in Cremona there has not been a single second, when I was feeling in the wrong place,” says Calderone. Not all new graduates feel ready for the front. Paul Rubiolo, 26, completed his medical studies at the University of Turin just last week and says he is now thinking about how he could best help. “I do not feel I am ready to work in the ward,” she admits. “I think I would have offered help in useful services that have been distorted because of the emergency situation, such as primary health care or medical care for the elderly, the problems that others have as the virus,” he says. But the battle lines are, where they are needed more doctors. Besides the adoption of the government hospitals it allows authorized physicians just out of school, which clears a recent visit, the Federal Emergency Management Agency to create a task force to create another 300 volunteers. MSF are needed the support of the hospitals in the most needy areas, and even reinforcements coming from other countries. Experts and accessories are from China and Russia, during the last week a brigade of 52 doctors and nurses from Cuba landed in Lombardy. In the parking in front of Cremona Hospital Main it is now occupied by a field hospital run by medical staff to US Christian organization. “It ‘s easy with which to compare this scenario, a war, talking about trenches and heroes,” said Samin Sedghi Zadeh, 29, of Cremona was working for the last three weeks on Pneumology station. “But I do not know how this comparison. The war is something that we bring on ourselves, this is an emergency situation that we all try to get along out.” Sedghi Zadeh was in Italy Iranian parents, and received his medical degree in Turin a year and a half ago was born. Until the crisis began, was ecommerce company employed as a doctor in one. He says he is now happy to have the opportunity of being useful to the public health system. The three young doctors Sedghi Zadeh, Tambourines and Cauldron are technically in office for one month of work. But everyone thinks that their contract is likely to be renewed until the end of the emergency least – whenever it is. After that, they are all ready to go where the need is greater. “The experience we gather in other places in Italy or in the world could be useful, and not think of us again,” says Zadeh Sedghi. “If you are a doctor, you’re not Italian, French or greek doctor. You are a doctor and you go where you are” required.