#SaebErekat’s condition worsens

Sick with COVID-19, Saeb Erekat’s organs start to deteriorate
by Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman
October 24, 2020

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat’s medical condition is worsening, according to the head of Hadassah University Medical Center, where he is being treated. “He remains connected to an ECMO machine to support his respiratory function,” a statement disseminated within the hospital said late Thursday. “His lung function has been reduced by the effect of COVID-19 infection, on the background of previous lung transplantation. “The treating team has also identified fungal infection (Aspergillus) in the lungs, which is being actively treated with antifungal therapy,” the statement continued…Erekat underwent a lung transplant in 2017. READ MORE

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