US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — People infected with coronavirus have an unusually low level of oxygen in the blood, said American doctors, quoted by Sciencemag . At the same time, patients, despite the alarming indicators of medical equipment, claim that they feel good.
“We see a very large discrepancy between what the monitor shows and how the patient looks,” said an ambulance doctor at a New York medical center, Reuben Strayer.
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Pulmonologist Elnada Marcia Negri noted that the level of oxygen in the blood in healthy people is at least 95%. In infected patients, indicators in some cases fall to 60%.
However, doctors emphasize that in appearance these patients cannot be called sick.
Earlier, according to reports, the head physician of the Kommunark hospital Denis Protsenko stated that a new symptom was revealed in patients with COVID-19: in patients infected with coronavirus, a rash on the abdomen and hands was noted.
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