Studies of the manifestations of coronavirus indicate that it can affect any organs and systems of man, said the chief epidemiologist of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation Nikolay Briko. According to him, the accumulated data in the U.S. and Western Europe say that from the coronavirus killed twice as many men than women.

“Among hospitalized patients more than 90% are pneumonia, DIC (disseminated intravascular coagulation.— “B”) — more than 50%, acute kidney injury is about 15% and myocardial damage more than 20%”, — he told in interview “to the parliamentary newspaper”.

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Earlier, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that the test for coronavirus shows the result not earlier than in three days after infection. In her words, “the minimum period”. In this test patients with severe course of the disease may not show coronavirus.