He committed suicide Giuseppe De Donno, former head of Pneumology of the Carlo Poma hospital in Mantua, known for pioneering the controversial anti-Covid transfusion therapy plasma iperimmune (i.e. coming from those recovered from the infection). The doctor, who had 54 years old, was found in his own home in Curtatone, where he lived with his wife and daughter. The first to comment on the news was the leader of the League Matteo Salvini, who has spent several times in public in favor of De Donno’s activity: “I didn’t want to believe it. We lose a beautiful person, a great doctor, which during Covid fought like a lion to save hundreds of lives, often against everything and everyone. Have a good trip Giuseppe, you leave a big void ”, he wrote on Twitter.
The former primary was resigned from his role at the Mantua hospital in early June to begin – last July 5 – the new profession of general practitioner in the town of Porto Mantovano. The circumstances of the suicide and the discovery of the body by relatives are still unclear. On social media condolences come above all from members of the League: the senator Simone Pillon sends “a thought of gratitude and a prayer for Dr. Giuseppe De Donno and his family. The dismay remains for the sudden and violent loss of a doctor who has saved so many lives ”. While the colleague Armando Siri he claims that the deceased “fought for home therapy and like many other colleagues was marginalized and isolated. A hero, but evidently not for the single thought ”, he writes.
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