On a bulk carrier one crew died, another in Hospital – Suspected Malaria

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7 December, 2021 2 Views


A Filipino 40-year old crew of bulk carrier ILEKTRA , berthed in Swinoujscie port, Poland, was taken to hospital in serious condition on May 20. He was taken to intensive care unit, where doctors desperately tried to save his life, but failed after two resuscitations, a sailor died. He was suffering from all symptoms of malaria, including high temperature, nausea, headaches, vomiting and profound sweat. Allegedly, he died from malaria, which he may caught in Liberia – ILEKTRA arrived to Poland from Liberia.
A second crew with similar symptoms in presently in the hospital.
All those who contacted ill seaman, understood including all crew, were examined by a doctor. The ship may be put into quarantine, if it will be found that malaria is the case.

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