Doctors talked about the rate of development of a serious condition with COVID-19


The development of a severe form of coronavirus with large lung damage can occur 3-5 days after the first symptoms appear. This was told by the therapist, pulmonologist working in the red zone, Alexei Nikishenkov.

According to him, the speed of development of a serious condition is associated with the emergence of new strains of coronavirus, including “delta”, the state of the patient’s immune system, the presence of chronic diseases. “For example, obesity, diabetes mellitus and old age are the worst combination for a coronavirus infection,” the doctor said. TASS.

Infectious disease doctor Nikolai Malyshev noted that at present, the severe course of COVID-19 is developing much faster than at the beginning of the pandemic. According to him, it still depends on the dose of the virus that a person receives, as well as on whether there is protection or not, vaccinated or not vaccinated. Malyshev stressed that the vaccinated practically do not have a severe course of the disease.

Earlier, a virologist from the United States told what could be the worst scenario for the development of the situation with the coronavirus pandemic. In her opinion, there is no threat to humanity as a whole, but after a few generations people may become different.


Source: Российская Газета by rg.ru.

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