The causes of low incidence of coronavirus in Russia


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Low population density of Russia is one of the reasons for low prevalence of coronavirus in comparison with other countries. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the report of the Central research Institute of organization and Informatization of health Ministry of health of Russia.

Less in comparison with Europe, in Russia suffer from the lower number of tourist trips and due to the high immunization coverage BCG (vaccine against tuberculosis — approx., which is another factor that increases the immunity against coronavirus, the report said.

In addition, the report called actions of the Russian authorities to restrict access coronavirus “effective enough”.

Informed doctor of medical Sciences, virologist, Professor Anatoly Altstein said that Russia approached the exit to the plateau of zarahemla coronavirus. According to him, the situation with the coronavirus in the country stabiliziruemost and after a couple of weeks, you can expect to reduce the number of new cases. So, in the last week the number of new cases of infection ranges in most, it is down from 5.8 to 6.1 thousand infections. The indicator for the first time exceeded 6 thousand 19 April, said the virologist.

April 27, the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said that Russia should reach a plateau for the coronavirus to the middle of may. According to him, “in the first month of summer will be easy.”

According to recent reports, only Russia recorded a 93.5 per thousand cases of infection with coronavirus. Over the entire period was 867 deaths, 8456 people have recovered.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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