Former surgeon who contracted the coronavirus, went to Los Angeles on a plane and spread the disease among fellow passengers. Reported by the Daily Mail.

According to the newspaper, 69-year-old surgeon suffering from dementia and went to a special center Silverado Beverly Place involved in the care of these patients. Before the flight, he was treated for the coronavirus in a hospital in new York, where he was discharged, however, after 11 days after arriving in Los Angeles the man re-took the test and got a positive result.

the Staff of Silverado admitted that the surgeon was not immediately isolated from other residents of the centre, despite the presence of symptoms of cough and high heat. Later it became known that 50 patients and employees of the Silverado also picked up the coronavirus, and one of the nurses died in the intensive care unit.

in addition, it is noted that the plane that flew an infected, had 49 passengers and eight crew members. No one warned them about what is on Board a carrier.

Earlier in June, leading researcher, center of epidemiology and Microbiology them. Gamalei Victor Larichev estimated the risk of acquiring respiratory infections in the plane. According to him, it is necessary either to do something with the ventilation in the aircraft, or to fly in disguise, otherwise it is a real way of infection.