“Constant pain is the norm for us”: a family history with a rare genetic disease
The IC of the Russian Federation opened a criminal case against Nizhny Novgorod doctors for neglecting patients with incurable genetic disease. Investigators began an investigation after the death of January 17, 2020 of 51-year-old Mikhail Vorontsov. The man suffered from a rare genetic pathology - Fabry disease. According to Natalia Fedina, the niece of the deceased, in 2017, she, her son, and six other relatives were diagnosed with this. However, employees of the regional Ministry of Health did not believe the conclusion of specialists from Moscow and St. Petersburg and refused to provide drugs. Details are in the material RT.