New:What to do if you think you think you have COVID19 symptoms


The coronavirus (infectious agent) produces a flu-like illness that has been called covid-19 (COronaVIrusDisease 2019). This disease is in the vast majority of cases a trivial flu, with coughs, colds and some fever and in many cases it is even asymptomatic (healthy carriers). However, a certain number of cases (5-10%) are complicated by interstitial pneumonia, which can quickly lead patients (70% of whom are males and many with obesity) to various degrees of respiratory failure.

This respiratory failure can be overcome with an oxygen therapy, but in many cases it needs to be treated with mechanical ventilator supports, the so-called “lung ventilators”,

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