Relatives of 49-year-old head of the pathoanatomical Department of the hospital № 25 Ilya Zharkov, who died of a coronavirus infection, sure that he was infected at work.
After the hospital № 25 redeveloped under coveny hospital, Ilya Zharkov opened the bodies of the dead from coronavirus. This he did for about three weeks, then fell ill himself. In personal conversations and correspondence he complained to his friends of the lack of PPE in the hospital. Severe and chronic diseases among the pathologist, according to relatives, was not.