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Die Welt: there is no peak epidemic yet, and American medicine is already working at the limit

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many American hospitals are already operating at their peak. According to Die Welt, not only not enough hospital beds, but also space for the bodies of the dead. The US government fears that the United States outbreak of coronavirus may cost up to 240 thousand lives. Already, American hospitals are working to the limit because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to Die Welt, the American government fears that the outbreak of the coronavirus could cost up to 240 thousand lives in the United States, and that in hospitals from New York to California, nerves are lost even before the expected peak of the epidemic. Doctor Shamit Patel from New York fears that everything will soon be like in some regions of northern Italy, where doctors, due to the huge number of patients, are forced to decide who to treat and who will die. The number Continue Reading

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Death spit on tests: how did the journalist Anastasia Petrova die

The test for coronavirus of the editor-in-chief of the Perm newspaper Delovoy Zamet was negative, two days later she died from … coronavirus Anastasia Petrova, 36-year-old journalist, editor-in-chief of the local newspaper Delovoy Zamet, died in Perm yesterday. She died in hospital intensive care. Events developed rapidly. She talked with several returnees from European countries and ended up in quarantine at home with her family. On March 22, the temperature rose sharply, by morning 23, a hard cough and sore throat. Take a coronavirus test. 24 is already in a hospital with bilateral pneumonia, breathing oxygen, there is no indication on mechanical ventilation. Further, the development of the disease is unknown, except that on March 26 – a negative test result was obtained, and on March 31 a fatal outcome. How then can one believe in the triumphant reports of the domestic media not even about miracle drugs, but at Continue Reading

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That which is dead cannot die

Patients of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Hospital No. 1 are concerned about the conditions of hospitalization with suspected coronavirus. This was reported live on the radio station "Echo of Moscow" by patient Julia. “We have here one toilet for the entire department, in terrible condition, both men and women go there. We are told, do not go out for a long time, do not stand in the corridor – that’s all the limitation. The person with the first confirmed case of coronavirus is our neighbor from the opposite ward. The guys who were now isolated with him, we intersected with everything face to face in the corridor, went to the shared toilet. We just have ordinary masks, we ourselves must control their replacement every two hours, we constantly disinfect and wash our hands, but we understand that this is most likely not enough. We were given respirators, but there are Continue Reading

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Bondarenko: Ukraine is on the verge of a medical collapse – people will die right on the streets

Health care reform is a great opportunity for black transplantologists. Ukraine has become a free donor platform, so the lives of millions of Ukrainians are at risk. This was in an exclusive commentary to the Kharkov News Agency, People's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of the VII convocation Elena Bondarenko. The health situation in Ukraine continues to be disastrous. A new reform, which began to be introduced under the former and. about. Ulyana Suprun, US Secretary of Health just kills Ukrainians. Closed hospitals, feldsher points, specialized dispensaries. People in the village are left without the help of doctors; nobody cares about their life and health. Medical staff massively travels abroad. There is nobody and nothing to treat Ukrainians Since the “revolution of hydrology”, time in Ukraine “for the sake of economy” has decreased by 800 hospitals. The number of hospital beds decreased by almost a quarter, that is, by 97 Continue Reading

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The lethal outcome of Russian medicine: doctors quit, patients die

The Health Foundation, having studied the statistics of the Ministry of Health, released data on the growth of nosocomial mortality in Russia. Over the year, it grew by 5, 5%. Mortality growth was noted in 79 regions. The fund also reported an increase in hospital admissions in the country. This means one thing: there are more patients, but their treatment has become worse. Two scandals shocked the medical community in just the past week. In a maternity hospital in the Stavropol Territory during a cesarean section, a 24-year-old woman in labor died. Seeing that the patient’s condition began to deteriorate sharply, the doctors of the Andropovsk regional hospital together left the operating room. The 72-year-old doctor retreated first, citing pressure. Her younger colleague simply did not want to take responsibility – especially since there was not her change. She urgently needed to leave for family reasons. As a result, 24-year-old Continue Reading

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Fell, stand in line, die

Hip fracture is the second cause of death of elderly people after a heart attack, but there are almost no emergency operations that can save thousands of lives. The fracture of the proximal femur is by far the most common injury in people over 60 years old, said the chief geriatrician of the Russian Ministry of Health, Olga Tkacheva. Frequent dizziness, instability of gait, impaired vision, hearing, cognitive deficit, diabetes mellitus and various neurological diseases that progress with age are aggravated by osteoporosis associated with the aging of bone tissue. The combination of these factors leads to sad consequences. Every year more than 125,000 elderly people break the thigh neck. And almost 40% of them die in the first year after the fracture, said Acting Director of the National Medical Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics named after Priorov Nikolai Zagorodniy during the Eurasian Orthopedic Forum (EOF-2019). The death rates Continue Reading

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Myths and Reality: Up to 6000 Israelis per year die from hospital infections

Each year, between 4,000 and 6,000 Israelis die as a result of complications from hospital infections, mostly from antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A report published by the State Inspectorate in 2013 also showed that, in general, approximately 40,000 patients in hospitals suffer from such complications, also known as nosocomial infections. A report by the Ministry of Health, published on Sunday, April 21, in the Jewish daily Yediot Aharonot, revealed Israeli hospitals with the worst rates of nosocomial infections. Hospitals were divided into three categories — large, medium, and small — to ensure a fair comparison of infection levels. Among the six major hospitals in Israel at Rabin Medical Center on the Beilinson campus in Petah Tikva, the highest incidence was registered (132), followed by Hadassah with the Ain Kerem campus in Jerusalem (116) and Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv (107). The hospital with the fewest infections was the Soroka Medical Center in Continue Reading

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Expert: Russians began to die more often from AIDS

In Russia, the number of newly registered HIV infections is rapidly increasing. Experts warn about this on the eve of World AIDS Day. “Unfortunately, the number of infected people is growing in Russia. We had 103 thousand new cases last year. By November, we already had another 75 thousand registered. That is, by the end of the year there will be at least 100 thousand, ”said Vadim Pokrovsky, head of the Federal Scientific and Methodological Center for the Prevention and Control of AIDS. In 2014, there were 89,808 new cases, in 2015 – 98232, in 2016 – 103,438. Pokrovsky also announced an increase in the number of deaths of patients with HIV-positive status. “Our number of deaths is increasing. Last year, 18.5 thousand people, according to Rosstat, died of AIDS. In fact, more than 30 thousand people died with HIV, but why did the remaining 15 thousand die – a Continue Reading