The Russians explained the importance of wearing masks


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Wear a mask and respect the social distance is still important, because the risk of infection by coronavirus is still there, despite the decline of the epidemic. Russians explained the Director of the research Institute of emergency care named Sklifosovsky Sergey Petrikov, reports RIA Novosti.

Petrikov said that the infected can transmit to others the virus into areas with large concentrations of people. According to him, wear a mask, if the person feels unwell, sore throat or nasal congestion. He added that such individuals may not be coronavirus, but can be cold or flu.

The expert stressed that the mask filters the air and protects others, and also prevents drift of the virus, if the person in the face.

July 20, immunologist Vladislav Zhemchugov called funny wearing masks on the street, because the risk of infection by the coronavirus in the open air minimal. According to him, to become infected, one must breathe “infecting dose”, which is difficult to obtain on the street. He added that the risk of infection will reduce, if included in the public transport ventilation at full capacity.

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Russia has revealed 839 961 case of the coronavirus in 85 regions, recorded 13 963 fatalities and 638 410 of recovering.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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