Gunzburg explained the main difficulty in the fight against coronavirus in Russia
Head of the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after N.F. Gamalei Alexander Gintsburg at a meeting of the Jewish Business Club Solomon.help told what the main difficulty is in the fight against coronavirus in Russia.
According to him, the original source of the spread of coronavirus in Russia was the airports where the infection was imported, and then the epidemiological process was localized.
“Why is it so difficult to fight now. If at the first stage we fought against the imported form of infection, when it was possible to block the transmission routes, now it is virtually impossible to block the transmission routes, because many local foci of our own that have flared up and more or less began to function simultaneously, ”TASS quotes Gintsburg.
He noted that the spread of the coronavirus in the regions "became especially obvious when everyone rested in a limited number of places, being very crowded, then went to school on September 1."
Earlier, Gunzburg said that more than 1.5 million Russians would be vaccinated with the Sputnik V vaccine by the end of 2020.
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Tatyana Golikova said that the COVID-19 spread rate was exceeded in 35 regions of the country.
The chief freelance epidemiologist of the Ministry of Health of the Chelyabinsk Region, Alexander Vygonaylov, spoke with URA.RU about the role of masks in the pandemic.