Navalny has been receiving treatment at Berlin’s Charite university hospital following a suspected poisoning. Doctors warned that it was still too soon “to gauge potential long-term effects.”
The Berlin hospital where Russian activist Alexei Navalny is being treated for a suspected poisoning said Friday that he was still in an induced coma but his condition is improving.
The Charite university hospital said in a statement that “there has been some improvement” in Navalny’s symptoms.
🇬🇧1/3 Alexei #Navalny has been receiving treatment at #charitéberlin since last weekend. His condition is stable. There has been some improvement in the symptoms caused by the inhibition of cholinesterase activity. …
— Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (@ChariteBerlin) August 28, 2020
Life not in danger at present
“While his condition remains serious, there is no immediate danger to his life,” the statement continued. “However, due to the severity of the patient’s poisoning, it remains too early to gauge potential long-term effects.”