Toño Mauri , actor and singer, showed a noticeable improvement after spending eight weeks in hospital after undergoing a double lung transplant operation. This intervention had to be done to deal with the consequences that Covid-19 left in his body after being infected in the middle of last year .
According to statements made by his son, Toño Mauri Jr., for the Hoy program, the Former member of Fresas con crema would be a few days away from being discharged from the hospital and, furthermore, the doctors in charge of him seem pleased with the progress he has made.
“The doctors are super happy with all the progress”, he said in an interview. “They believe that in a few days they will return it to us , either at the end of this week or at the beginning of next week. He has been eight weeks since the operation and they have been monitoring and checking him and everything … but everything is going very well. ”
He also talked about how he was finally able to meet him again , since he can already be out of bed and walk in various parts from the hospital without many complications. Thus, the actor's son commented: “As he is already walking and such, as he is suddenly walking on the terrace or below. We intercepted it and talked for a while . But now. Nothing is missing and yes, thank God we have seen it and we have talked. ”
To date, the entire family of the actor does not know who was the donor of the lungs , but Toño Jr. took the opportunity to reiterate how grateful he and the The rest of his relatives are about to have received that help.
“Due to legal issues here in the United States, a certain time has to pass (before having that information) . So now they don't even tell us who he is. Oh well. We wrote a letter to the family to let them know how grateful we are and … well … that we are going to do a lot of good with this opportunity, "he explained.
It was between mid and late June of last year that, Through an interview for Venga la Alegría , Toño Mauri revealed that he had tested positive for Covid-19. But not only him. His wife, children, and son-in-law were also infected. In this regard, he said that he began with some mild symptoms and that at first it was difficult for him to accept that he was a carrier of the virus.
“The truth is that I thought it was a flu because my family and I have taken great care of ourselves , we have been in the house without leaving. We have taken great care of ourselves ”. Shortly afterwards, in another interview for Despierta América , he confessed that he had tried to find out the reason why they were infected, but that he was never so certain :
“We are trying to see where we were going or what we did, but the truth is that we have been in the house . It could have been a supermarket package that was not cleaned , or it could have been something that entered the house , I don't know. ”
Although the actor showed improvements , it was not long before he had to be hospitalized and taken to therapy intensive due to a series of complications that she presented. After three months Toño Mauri stabilized, but since then a whole odyssey began from which he would not be calm even after he was finally cured of Covid-19 .
Although he had overcome the disease , the consequences it left in his body were serious . Apparently, his airways were severely damaged , in addition to the fact that, when they took him to specialists, they informed the family that both of the actor's lungs were also damaged , so much so that it seemed impossible that he would have any recovery . This is how they made the decision to do the double transplant.
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