Gennady Eisenkott: Nina zotina / RIA Novosti
The Deputy of the state Duma, the former head of Rospotrebnadzor Gennady Onishchenko criticized the use of the slang “second wave” in the context of epidemics, including pandemic coronavirus. His words leads TASS.
The use of the phrase “second wave” against the spread of infection is a “vulgarization” of epidemiology as a science.
“Day of the worker of sea and river fleet was July 5, Sunday. About waves say it is these people — the sailors, the sailors. The epidemiologists of the town, we have an epidemic process,” he said.
According to him, in epidemiology there is an epidemic rise of morbidity, the pandemic of sickness, and isolated cases of certain infectious diseases, not “waves”.
Earlier, Onishchenko said that the coronavirus will return to Russia in the fall, but this should not affect the restrictions for Russians. According to him, the fall in the country is “large stratum” of the population with immunity. In summer, the body’s resistance is higher than in the cold season.
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