Covid 19 dead
- The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) initially warned against autopsy of coronary deceased in order to protect the doctors from infection.
- Researchers in Hamburg and Basel got down to it anyway - and now they have the first conclusions: People with previously damaged lungs are considered to be particularly at risk.
- In the meantime, the RKI has revoked its recommendation to refrain from autopsy - the findings could be valuable.
By Markus Grill, Georg Mascolo and Hannes Munzinger