Coronavirus proved worse than the dangerous forms of influenza

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Coronavirus infection COVID-19 worse than the H1N1 virus that is the causative agent of swine flu was the cause of a pandemic in 2009. It is reported TASS with reference to Professor Andrei Soldatova, head of the Department of infectious diseases, Saratov state medical University.

According to the scientist, if you compare the number of patients in intensive care units in 2009, and currently, it becomes obvious that these things are not comparable. One hundred patients connected to invasive artificial lung ventilation (ALV), dies about half. As in the developed countries, including Russia, many patients is on a ventilator, the number of deaths from COVID-19 is considerably more than the dangerous forms of influenza.

The expert believes that the restrictive measures in Russia are justified because they helped to save the lives of more people.

In Russia, as of April 29, coronavirus detected in almost 100 thousand people per day became infected almost 6 thousand. More than 10 thousand of them recovered, 972 patient died. The number of people infected with coronavirus in the world exceeded 3 million, on the morning of 29 April, it is 3 116 680.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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