MOSCOW, may 14 — RIA Novosti. the hardest COVID-19 occurs in hematological patients, said the chief doctor of the hospital in Kommunarka Denis Protsenko in an interview with Anton Krasovsky for RT. Hematology called blood diseases.

a Similar view was expressed by the head physician of the First city hospital Pirogov, Alexey Light.

“In the first place I would put the Haematology and neurology,” said he, answering the question about “the most terrible” disease that makes the infected by the coronavirus threat.

Complementing the review colleagues, the head physician of city clinical hospital No. 52 Maryana Lysenko noted that the risk group includes patients with obesity.

in Total, according to the world health organization, in the world, the coronavirus has infected 4.2 million people, more than 287 thousand of them died.

In Russia since the beginning of the epidemic in the country has recorded about 252 thousand cases, more than 53 thousand were recovered, 2305 people died.