• Of the group of deceased and affected by the coronavirus in the world, most of them respond to a profile characterized by advanced age and by the existence of medical conditions prior to infection, such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease.
The Popular Parliamentary Group has proposed, through a Proposal not of Law in the Congress of Deputies, to design, in coordination with the Autonomous Communities and scientific societies, specific action protocols with which to guarantee the preservation of the health of patients considered at risk in the face of health crises that, in the way the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is occurring, may occur in Spain in the future.
As underlined by the GPP initiative, signed by its spokesperson, Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo, the PP PP deputy secretary Cuca Gamarra, the GPP deputy spokesperson José
Ignacio Echániz, and the GPP Health spokesperson, Elvira Velasco, of the group of deceased and affected in the world by the coronavirus, many of them respond
a profile characterized by advanced age and the existence of medical conditions prior to infection, such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease.
In Spain, the Ministry of Health, due to the Coronavirus, is considering citizens who are older than
60 years and those suffering from cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, cancer and immunosuppression, as well as pregnant women.
They are, in all cases, underlines the explanatory statement, patients in whom the different measures that the administrations are implementing to promote the protection of citizens have to be applied with greater intensity, if possible, in order to avoid infection. and possible severe health complications.