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42-year-old doctor from Sofia's Emergency Aid infected with Covid-19 dies

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Dr. Yulian Stamov, 42, from the Centre for Emergency Medical Aid has passed away at Pirogov Hospital in Sofia. The patient was admitted for treatment about a week ago with complaints of shortness of breath, chills and fever. He was intubated two days before he died. Dr. Stamov had a positive PCR test for coronavirus. 

The doctor became infected while performing a CPR procedure involving cardiac massage and artificial respiration on a coronavirus-infected patient in serious condition, the Association of Emergency Physicians announced. 

This is yet another victim of the coronavirus epidemic given by the medical professionals from the Centre for Emergency Medical Aid in Sofia during the pandemic. At the beginning of May, another doctor from Sofia's Emergency Aid Centre, Dr. Nelly Pandova aged 61, died of Covid-19, the association reminds.

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