In Brazil 80% of intubated COVID patients die, the world average is 50%

Unlike what happened in 2020, when Brazil had different peaks at different times, this time the country is heading towards a "unified collapse", says Fiocruz researcher Fernando Bozza.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After months of analyzing data from patients intubated in Brazil as a result of Covid-19, Fiocruz researcher Fernando Bozza told CNN that the country "is heading toward the abyss." The intensivist conducted a study last year that concluded that 80% of intubated Covid patients in Brazil died - the world average is 50%.

The research was published in the medical journal The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. Now, with the second stage of the study underway, in which he analyzes data from 2021, Fernando Bozza already sees a much worse scenario than the peak of the first wave . . .

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