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Nearly 2,000 Chinese doctors to have contracted the deadly coronavirus COVID-19. This was stated by the Deputy head of the State Committee on issues of hygiene and health of PRC Zeng Yixing, reports South China Morning Post.
“According to data from 11 Feb, was diagnosed 1716 cases of the disease among health workers,” he said. Yixing added that six of them died. According to him, the number of cases among the medical staff is growing.
Earlier it was reported that Chinese doctors have developed an effective method for the treatment of pneumonia caused by a coronavirus 2019-nCov. Patients began to pour blood plasma from convalescents from this disease donors.
According to the latest coronavirus COVID-19 infected more than 64 thousand people. 1383 people died, still 6766 recovered. An outbreak of coronavirus was first recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December last year. In addition to China, the cases have been detected in more than 20 countries.
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