Alexander Myasnikovich: Vladimir Trefilov / RIA Novosti
The doctor Alexander Myasnikov, known to viewers as Dr. butcher from the TV program “About the main thing”, in an interview with YouTube channel “Soloviev Live” said that Russia could be as many as seven million potentially recover coronavirus citizens. That is the conclusion he came to based on the statistics obtained in other countries.
Myasnikov noted that the actual number infected and the infection has already undergone worldwide exceeds the number of known cases several times. According to him, in other countries — in particular, in the United States and France scientists for research purposes conducted tests among people who are not at risk.
“I took two thousand people in California in a row and looked how much was 4.5% [infected]. In another place took several thousand people tested — five percent,” — said Myasnikov.
According to him, based on this sample we can conclude that the coronavirus had been ill about five percent of the U.S. population. “If to assume that in Russia it is five percent, it is seven million people,” — considered the official representative of the information center for the coronavirus.
May 13, Myasnikov said that after coronavirus possible the emergence of a new pandemic more serious and dangerous. The doctor said that about the new, more virulent pandemic, say epidemiologists, and virologists.
In recent days in Russia coronavirus was confirmed at 8849 people. Only in Russia revealed 317 554 cases of coronavirus in 85 regions. For the entire period recorded 3099 deaths, recovered 92 681 people.
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