(ANSA) – MILAN, SEP 7 – Silvio Berlusconi’s clinical picture
is improving four days after he was hospitalized with
COVID-related bilateral pneumonia, his personal doctor and head
of intensive care at Milan’s San Raffaele Hospital, Alberto
Zangrillo, said Monday.
   
“The overall clinical picture appears to be improving, and is
consistent with the haemo-chemical evidence and the return of a
robust specific immune response, associated with a reduction of
the indices of phlogosis,” Zangrillo’s daily bulletin said.
   
Berlusconi, who turns 84 later this month, is alert and not in
intensive care.
   
The three-time ex-premier and media magnate has said he is ready
to lead his centre-right Forza Italia (FI) party in elections in
seven Italian regions including Veneto, Tuscany, Marche and
Puglia and many towns and cities on September 20-21.
   
Berlusconi’s eldest daughter Marina has also tested positive for
COVID like her father and two other children Barbara and Luigi,
sources said Monday.
   
Marina Berlusconi, 54, is chairwoman of the family holding
company Fininvest and also chairwoman of the Mondadori
publishing group.
   
She is one of Italy’s most successful businesswomen.
   
Fininvest sources said she was well and continuing to work on
the phone.
   
She has been in isolation with her family in their Milanese home
since last Wednesday when her father tested positive…

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