Whiteout lungs: last 12 days of a Wuhan pneumonia victim

English translation of a post in Chinese:

【家属口述|一个重症肺炎患者的最后12天。

[Family member’s recount | The last 12 days of a patient with severe pneumonia.

翁秋秋至死也不知道自己患的是什么病。病势汹汹,从头痛、咳嗽到呼吸困难,肺全变白了直至死亡仅仅12天。

Weng Qiuqiu died before knowing what disease she was suffering from. The menacing disease, with symptoms including headaches, coughs, dyspnea, and white-out lungs (on the chest x-ray), only took 12 days to claim her life.

那是2020121日,新型冠状病毒感染的肺炎疫情正从武汉向全国蔓延,翁秋秋所在的湖北黄冈蕲春县距离武汉不过百余里,黄冈是武汉之外疫情最严重的地区。

On Jan 21, 2020, the pneumonia epidemic of a novel coronavirus infection is spreading from Wuhan to the whole country. Qichun County, Huanggang, Hubei, where Weng Qiuqiu lived, is only a few hundred kilometers away from Wuhan. Huanggang is the place with the worst coronavirus outbreak outside Wuhan.

医生告诉翁秋秋的丈夫陈勇,她患的是不明肺炎。在花光了借来的二十来万医药费后,翁秋秋的病情没有好转,陈勇最终签下放弃治疗的同意书。

The doctor told Weng Qiuqiu’s husband Chen Yong that she was suffering from “unknown pneumonia”. After spending 200,000 yuan ($28,818 USD) on medical bills with borrowed money, Weng Qiuqiu’s condition did not improve, and Chen Yong finally signed a consent to stop medical treatment.

死亡时,翁秋秋还不满32岁,她刚查出自己怀孕不久。死亡证明上,她的死因写着:重症肺炎、呼吸衰竭、感染性休克

At the time of her death, Weng Qiuqiu was not yet 32 years old. She just found out that she was pregnant. On her death certificate, the cause of death reads: “Severe pneumonia, respiratory failure, septic shock”

Victim’s CT Scan Report
Victim’s diagnose: “Severe pneumonia, respiratory failure, septic shock”

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