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The Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) and the healthcare will be to stop the overpricing of medicines and medical masks in Russia. This was announced by Vice-Premier of Russia Tatyana Golikova, who heads the operational headquarters for the fight against the deadly Chinese virus 2019-nCoV.
On Friday, January 31, became aware of the first two cases of infection in Russia. They occurred in Transbaikalia and the Tyumen region, were infected Chinese citizens. According Golikova, the sick are isolated, they are under strict supervision of doctors, they are given all necessary assistance. The Vice-Premier said that the risk of spread of the disease in Russia.
Golikova also said that the government has decided to suspend the issuance of Russian visas to Chinese citizens. Also, the authorities from February 1 to stop all flights to China. The exception will be the only flight “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. To limit mail traffic is not planned.
As at 31 January 2020 cases have been diagnosed in 22 countries. The total number of infected nearing 10 thousand, more than 200 cases ended in death. The world health organization declared the epidemic 2019-nCoV emergency of international scope.
Video, photo All from Russia.