Anna Populate: Grigory Sysoev / RIA Novosti
The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova evaluated the level of mutation of the coronavirus. She told about it in interview to RIA Novosti.
According to her, SARS-CoV-2 has a high variability. “Another thing is that even the few tens of mutations, which are now described, and it is normal for any organism, it is impossible to assess in terms of impact on the change of this virus to infect humans, causing serious or not serious illness,” explained Popov.
The head of service added that at present all countries that can sequence the virus, post the results to share. This allows you to understand that the coronavirus does not demonstrate a high level of mutation.
During the same interview, Popova explained the sequence of vaccination. First, according to General rules, be vaccinated are most vulnerable to COVID-19 Russians in that case, if there is no production capability to make many doses of vaccine. A large number of vaccines are difficult to develop immediately, she said.
As of may 21, in Russia revealed 317 554 cases of coronavirus in 85 regions. For the entire period recorded 3099 deaths, recovered 92 681 people. For the last day was 8926 new infections.
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