In Moscow morgue officials 13 contracted tuberculosis at autopsy. The investigative Committee finds out why forensics did not provide protection from dangerous infections.
Investigative Committee checks the morgue of Moscow Tsaritsyno on the precedent of Contracting tuberculosis during the autopsy of the bodies of 13 employees, tells LifeNews. The authorities asked 1 of the victims of medical examiners.
For ladies version, at the beginning of December 2014 she went to work. Before that an employee of the morgue was examined, which demonstrated that she was completely cured. But after a few months she started to feel ill.
"After passing the x-rays I was informed that I was sick of the open form of tuberculosis. I issued the sick leave certificate and 2 month passed outpatient treatment. After the situation with health had deteriorated and I was hospitalized in the TB centre. Since then I've been here," stated the victim.
So, while improvements in the treatment of the fairer sex is not observed. According to the medical examiner, during this time, fell ill with TB in addition to about 13 of its employees. But many workers are afraid to remain without work, therefore, kept silent about the conditions in which they have to open the body.
As told the victim, in the morgue does not have the right means of protection from infection dangerous infections. For example, the room is not equipped with a suitable ventilation system. A team of forensic scientists often complained about the improper management of working conditions, but in vain.
"It was an enormous number of cases, when I opened the bodies of the deceased with tuberculosis. But when I asked the guide whether issued by special means of protection, or even masks-respirators, I was told that the Bureau they are not," said the victim. According to the ladies, at the opening of the workers do not give out specialized respiratory masks and medicines, and even in the morgue lack of dedicated drains for the blood of those infected with tuberculosis.
Turning to the Prosecutor's office and the Investigative Committee, a corrupt medical examiner expects to achieve criminal sanctions in the management of the morgue. According to the experts, a TB infection from corpses, it is the real thing. Directly because the autopsy of the bodies of the employees must have special protection.
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