The sociologist compared the epidemic of coronavirus in Russia with life after the collapse of the USSR

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The impact of the epidemic of the coronavirus in Russian society can be compared with the events of early 1992 in the country. About it in interview “news” the President of Fund “Public opinion” (FOM) Alexander Oslon.

According to him, the collapse of the Soviet Union changed the reality totally, radically and irrevocably. The cancellation occurred to the rules that shaped the lifestyle of people and all the people of Russia literally turned into teenagers, they began to find their way of adapting to the new reality. “No one has ever lived in the absence of prohibitions. There was not” — said the sociologist.

He suggested that some changes in the life of the population due to epidemics will remain. For example, “hygienic alertness”, which causes the distrust of loved ones, neighbors who may be carriers of the virus. Happens revaluation of health and the overall relationship to human health, which will be existential in nature and will become a matter of survival. “People will see in health is not so much a sign of a civilized lifestyle, how much the value of the highest order”, — said Oslon.

The President of the FOM added that at some point the citizens will get used to this “new normality”, and it would seem that it has always been.

Earlier the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova urged Russians to get used to a new life in the neighborhood with the coronavirus, which is not going away.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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