Renowned Italian Doctor Roberto Stella Dies from Coronavirus

Italy’s medical community is mourning the death of the head of the medical association in the northern Italian region of Varese, CNN reports. 

Roberto Stella, President of the Medical Guild of Varese, died Tuesday night in Como, where the 67-year-old was hospitalized for respiratory failure due to coronavirus.

In a statement, Italy’s National Federation of Doctors and General Practitioners mourned Stella’s death, highlighting his contributions on a national level.

They added that they hope the government will take notice of the dangers Italian doctors and nurses are facing.

Source: CNN


12 March 2020 10:56