Russian health ministry sees worsening in coronavirus patients who start treatment late

Russian health ministry sees worsening in coronavirus patients who start treatment late
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  • calendar-gray 10 April 2020

Deterioration is observed in the state of coronavirus patents who were late to begin treatment, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said Thursday, APA reports cting TASS.

"Today we, unfortunately, see that the severity of processes is different. The particularly difficult state is observed in those who did not start treatment in time and did not follow certain recommendations and sought help late," he said.

The minister recalled that it is vital to begin treatment as soon as first symptoms are showing without waiting until the worst hits.

 
 

In late December 2019, Chinese officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak of a previously unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan, in central China. Since then, cases of the novel coronavirus - named COVID-19 by the WHO - have been reported in every corner of the globe, including Russia.

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