RAS: in Russia, when treating COVID-19, they “go too far” in immunosuppressive therapy
Deputy Director of the Lomonosov Moscow State University Medical Center, member – RAS correspondent Simon Matskeplishvili called a dangerous mistake in the treatment of patients with coronavirus infection. On the air of Radio Russia, he said that when treating coronavirus in Russia, doctors in many ways “go too far” in immunosuppressive therapy, which suppresses unwanted immune reactions of the body.
According to him, in the vast majority of cases, you can do without and without drugs that suppress immunity, since the body of a patient with COVID-19 extremely rarely catches a bacterial infection.
then immunity disorders, it will not pass without a trace, “- said Matskeplishvili and added that he opposes powerful immunosuppressive therapy.
Earlier, the chief rheumatologist of the Moscow health department Alena Zagrebneva said that Russians undergoing psoriasis therapy are easier to tolerate COVID-19 due to medications taken. The specialist explained that immunosuppressive drugs work against the inflammatory process of psoriasis.