Corona pandemic in Germany: To missing no time, beds in intensive

Why Germany had in comparison with other European countries, a small number of the Corona of the dead, have also asked researchers again and again. The answer i

Corona pandemic in Germany: To missing no time, beds in intensive

Why Germany had in comparison with other European countries, a small number of the Corona of the dead, have also asked researchers again and again. The answer is found in a new study: missing none of the time of the pandemic, beds in hospitals-intensive. Anyone who was seriously ill, could also be treated accordingly. About one-fifth of the inpatient Covid-19-patients were recorded by the end of February to mid-April in German hospitals, are, nevertheless, died.

Heike Schmoll

Political correspondent in Berlin, responsible for the "formation of worlds".

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the main results of an analysis of the Scientific Institute of the AOK (WIdO), the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive and emergency medicine (DIVI) and the Technical University of Berlin, the Tuesday night in the UK in the medical journal "The Lancet Respiratory Medicine" was published. Were evaluated the data of 10,000 patients with a confirmed Covid-19-infection, the of 26. February to to 19. April in 920 German hospitals have been treated.

It is the first study, the population provides representative results for the treatment on the basis of AOK billing data, which represent almost a third of the German population. Many of the previously published studies with a large data base include still in the hospital lying patients. The duration of hospital stay and mechanical ventilation, and mortality are not determined exactly.

Updated Date: 29 July 2020, 09:19

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