Scientists have made “evolutionary tree” of coronavirus in Russia and found that most infections were imported from Europe and not from China. Closed the border with China, was able to delay the outbreak in the country, said in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24”, doctor of biological Sciences Georgy Bazykin.
According to him, this is what distinguishes the Russian scenario of the virus spread from the us. In the US, experts believe the infection was imported from China, and earlier, than in Russia.
Scientists have confirmed the theory that, besides “patient zero”, from which the infection has spread inside Russia, were other variants of the importation of the disease. Each of them formed a separate “branch” on a drawn tree. Due to this, managed to figure out when exactly that happened have influenced the development of the epidemic event. In addition, the researchers found the speed of propagation of the disease, and the approximate date of its occurrence among the people.
Earlier, the Russian scientists have predicted the end date of the pandemic COVID-19. According to their calculations, this will happen by the end of July. At the same time experts do not exclude new waves of infection in connection with the removal of restrictions in the regions.
Video, photo All from Russia.