Doctor is dead Giuseppe De Donno, supporter of plasma therapy to fight Covid. “I did not want to believe it – declares the leader of the League Matteo Salvini, giving the news -. We lose a beautiful person, a great doctor, who fought like a lion during Covid to save hundreds of lives, often against everything and everyone. Have a good trip Giuseppe, leave a great void ”. The former head of pneumology at the Carlo Poma hospital allegedly took his own life. According to what is reported by the ‘Gazzetta di Mantova’, De Donno, who was 54 years old, was found dead this afternoon in his home in Curtatone, in the Mantua area.
From 5 July, De Donno had started his new practice as a general practitioner in Porto Mantovano. The dynamics of the affair remain to be clarified, on which the carabinieri are investigating. The men of Colonel Antonello Minutoli, provincial commander of the Mantua carabinieri, coordinated by the Mantua Public Prosecutor’s Office are investigating to exclude any third party liability.
The former primary, among the symbols of the fight against Covid, especially through the use of hyperimmune plasma, leaves behind a wife, Laura, and two children, Edoardo and Martina. Several messages of condolence arrived to the former primary’s family, including that of the Northern League senator Simone Pillon and Red Ronnie, who remembers him on Facebook: “I remember the interview I did when he became a hero, saving 58 terminally ill patients. Covid on 58 using donor plasma – he said -. They attacked him and made him escape from radar. Doctor Giuseppe De Donno, after having saved so many lives, was marginalized and went back to being a general practitioner, today he took a rope and decided to abandon this planet, he who saved so many lives “.