COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 45: When to ventilate COVID-19 patients

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CGTN’s “COVID-19 Frontline” livestream program invited three Chinese veteran experts from Peking Union Medical College Hospital, who served on the front lines fighting against COVID-19, to share their firsthand experiences with counterparts from Palestine and Jordan.

Dr. Ding Xin, an attending doctor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine, gave professional advice based on different situations.

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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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