The doctor noted that at this stage, the disease can still be detected at an early stage. If the situation is not controlled by doctors and the disease progresses, more serious complications ensue. The appearance of acute respiratory distress syndrome, when an infected person cannot breathe on their own. In this case, the patient is connected to a ventilator.
“If a person suffers this phase, then the immunosuppression caused by the defeat of acquired and innate immunity becomes fatal and the patient joins such aggressive pathogens as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, fungi,” concluded Chuchalin.
According to the latest data, more than 130 thousand people from 120 countries were infected. Many have already recovered, but more than five thousand patients have died.