The threat of importation to Russia of the new 2019 coronavirus-nCoV exist. This was stated press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax” on Friday, January 31.
“The problem is widely recognized and officially, moreover the problem, recognized by the who emergency. Therefore, it is certainly an issue that raises serious concern,” he said.
He noted that the problem of the spread of the coronavirus is forcing the government to take special measures.
“Thank God, at present not identified cases of infection with coronavirus in the Russian Federation, but the threat certainly remains”, — said Peskov.
In addition, the Ministry of health, he said, did not consult with the Kremlin before the announcement of the list of recommended drugs for the treatment of patients with coronavirus. “Can’t the Ministry of health drugs to discuss with the administration what it has to do to drugs? It professionals should do”, — concluded the representative of the Kremlin.
On the eve of 30 January, the Ministry of health called three drugs for the treatment of coronavirus, commonly used for HIV, hepatitis C and multiple sclerosis. Doctors offered to treat the disease with drugs Ribavirin, recombinant interferon beta lb and Lopinavir/Ritonavir. The first of them is used for the treatment of hepatitis C, the second reduces the frequency and severity of exacerbations in patients with multiple sclerosis, the latest medication used in the treatment of HIV.
According to the latest coronavirus infected 9776 people died in 213 patients. Russia closed the border with China in the far East. Currently, the country has not detected any infected.
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