A professor who was previously probed for treating the disadvantaged died at the age of 78 from coronavirus (COVID-19) on May 3.
Prof. Murat Dilmener, who was probed 16 years ago for treating the disadvantaged, from Istanbul University's Faculty of Medicine had been receiving treatment in intensive care for the past month.
Bir değerli hocamızı daha korona virüs infeksiyonu nedeni ile kaybettik. Prof. Dr. Murat Dilmener hocamıza Allah’tan rahmet, yakınlarına ve camiamıza baş sağlığı diliyorum. pic.twitter.com/EerPl7Vnnp— Prof. Dr. Tufan Tükek (@tufantukek) May 3, 2020
The news of his death was announced Prof. Tufan Tükek.
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on April 29 said that some 7,428 medical staff members in Turkey have been infected with the novel coronavirus.