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Video: "There Is Something Strange About This Infection" - Russian Scientist About SARS-CoV-2
"There is something strange about this infection" - Russian scientist about SARS-CoV-2
The head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Institute for Advanced Training of the FMBA of Russia, Vladimir Nikiforov, said that the development of the new coronavirus "does not follow the canons of classical epidemiology."
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During the broadcast on the Russia-1 TV channel, the scientist noted a clear discrepancy between the changes in the lungs and the patient's well-being. According to him, earlier pneumonia could be seen on an X-ray, while pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus can only be detected by computed tomography, but at the same time its results and the patient's condition are misleading doctors.
“Judging by the CT scan, such a patient should be at least in intensive care, and he can feel quite well. For the time being. Then there is a catastrophic collapse, "Nikiforov said, adding that now doctors and scientists have more questions than answers about this infection.
Today, Russia is among the top ten countries in terms of the number of people infected with coronavirus - as of April 20, the number of cases amounted to 47,121 people, an increase over the last day - 4,268. 3446 patients recovered, 405 died.
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