Man With Coronavirus Amputated Eight Fingers

Man With Coronavirus Amputated Eight Fingers
Man With Coronavirus Amputated Eight Fingers

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Video: COVID-19 survivor loses fingers after complications from disease 2022, November
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A man from the United States who had had a coronavirus had eight fingers amputated, reports News.ru. Gregg Garfield first felt unwell at the end of February this year while on vacation in Italy. After returning to California, he tested positive for the coronavirus. In March, he was admitted to the hospital with complaints of difficulty breathing and sore throat. Two days later, Garfield was transferred to artificial lung ventilation (ALV). Soon, complications began to develop: sepsis, staphylococcus aureus and multiple organ failure began to develop. Due to circulatory problems, the man had eight fingers amputated. "I fell asleep for a month and woke up in a world where everything has changed," the man said. In April, the man was transferred to a regular ward; during the entire treatment period, he lost 22 kilograms. Two months later he was discharged from the hospital. After recovering, Garfield underwent seven operations to restore his fingers. In the world, according to WHO, more than 51.8 million cases of coronavirus have already been identified, over 1.280 million people have died. In Russia, 1 880 551 cases of COVID-19 were recorded, 1 406 903 people were cured, 32 443 died.

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