Emergency Department

Premier orders fast investigation into fatal 'V. Babes' mobile ICU oxygen failure

Prime Minister Florin Citu offered on Monday night his condolences to the families of the three Covid patients who died earlier in the day at the mobile Intensive Care Unit of the 'Victor Babes' Hospital in Bucharest, following a malfunction of the oxygen supply system.

'V.Babes' mobile ICU ventilators entered failure mode, company's service representative refused to enter unit

The ventilators of the mobile Intensive Care Unit located on the grounds of the 'Victor Babes' Bucharest Hospital stopped working due to the rise of the oxygen pressure above the allowed limit; a technical investigation is underway into the causes of the failure, the Department for Emergency Situations (DSU) announced on Monday evening, following the death of three Covid patients at the respect

Three new mountain response bases to be created with freshly procured aircraft

Head of the Department for Emergency Situations, Raed Arafat, announced today that three new mountain response bases will be created following the purchase, through the 'Vision 2020' project, of six light helicopters, three of which were handed over today.

UPDATE President Iohannis says epidemic not peaking up in Romania, no reason to ease up

President Klaus Iohannis warned on Monday that the COVID-19 epidemic has not peaked up in Romania yet, and that the country should not ease up on the measures taken so far, despite the number of cases being lower than in other countries. "It is clear: the epidemic has not peaked up.

Iohannis: Romania will send a team of doctors and nurses to Italy

Romania will send to Italy, in the Milan area, a team of 11 doctors and six nurses, President Klaus Iohannis announced on Monday. "I have decided (...) that Romania will send a team of doctors and nurses to Italy. They will go there to the Milan area. They will leave tomorrow [Tuesday] at the latest. A team of 11 doctors and six nurses," said Iohannis, at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.

More than 50 Ticks were Removed from the Head of a Child in Sofia

More than 50 ticks were removed today from the head of a child in the Emergency Department of the University Hospital "Lozenets". The child walked with his parents in the South Park in the capital. This was reported to BTA by Dr. Dimitar Shandurkov, a doctor in the emergency department of Lozenets Hospital.