“It was a unique and indescribable emotion – says Daniele Mattana, 39, from Lecco, nurse on duty in the ranks of Areu, the regional agency for emergency and urgency – Meanwhile, it is the first time that I have been entrusted with a similar task and therefore it was an experience for me new. It is also wonderful to be able to take care of two people who managed to defeat Covid and bring them back to Italy, from family members they had not seen for nearly ten weeks. ” The day started early for him and the anesthesiologist: at 6.30 they were already in the hangars of the Linate track for a short but intense training session on procedures and safety devices. At the take-off on board Bombardier Learjet, a sort of flying clinic with which in just over an hour they arrived and landed at the Konrad Adenauer airport in Cologne-Bonn, where they took over the two compatriots from Teutonic colleagues to finally return home but to Orio al Serio: one of the two patients was transferred by ambulance to another facility in the Bergamo area, while her neighbor in Villa Beretta di Costa Masnaga, where waiting for her, found her husband and daughters, to a period of rehabilitation before he can definitely return home.
“When they opened the ambulance doors in Germany where he was and saw me her eyes lit up – says the nurse who has been serving since the beginning of the health emergency in the hell of the pandemic epicenter, directly in the province of Bergamo – I am very happy that it was I who brought her home. ”
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