The risk of infection COVID-19 will be reduced, if traveling around the country, the Russians will comply with all hygienic measures, but it is always preserved under all the trips, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 11.8 million cases, more than 545 thousand people died.
The world health organization gives recommendations regarding the opening of the borders, such decisions are made at the level of the country, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the representative of who in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
"The impact of such recommendations does not. It is not our business. It's our job to say what the overall situation in the world, to share this information and give General advice. A decision should be made at the country level," said Vujnović, answering the question about the recommendations regarding the opening of Russia's borders.
The representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović in an interview with RIA Novosti said that does not exclude the version about the existence COVID-19 dormant long before the pandemic, noting that now scientists are exploring the origins of the virus
Previously senior research fellow at the Oxford Centre of evidence-based medicine Tom Jefferson expressed the opinion that the new type of coronavirus originated not in China and not in Wuhan laboratory, and was in the world long before the pandemic in the sleeping state. According to him, traces of virus were found in sewage Barcelona in March 2019 and also in the sewage of Milan and Turin.
Daily gain of infected COVID-19 in Russia is not reduced more than two weeks, it is not a good sign, the growth in the number of cases of non-compliance with rules of self-isolation, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
According to her, the fact that the increase in the number of cases is holding steady and not decreasing after two weeks, not a good sign.
The healthcare system of the Russian Federation has done everything possible to have the resources to treat all the people from the coronavirus, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
She noted that until now, the healthcare system of Russia has reacted well to the number of cases infected with coronavirus.
The second wave of the coronavirus could begin in Russia tomorrow if all is relaxed, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
At the same time, she said, if sick and all who were in the building, immediately seek medical help, to be tested and to go into quarantine, then it can be stopped.
The representative of the world health organization in Russia, Melita Vujnović in an interview with RIA Novosti, did not rule out that Russia will again have to impose restrictive measures because of the coronavirus, if people do not obey the rules.
According to her, the prospect of returns prohibitions will exist as long as the world will be a cure or a vaccine against the coronavirus.
Across Russia in recent times there has been a steady decline in newly identified cases of coronavirus, said RIA Novosti the representative of the world health organisation Melita Vujnović.
In her words, "the development of every epidemic has its own laws, and in the case of Russia it is necessary to take into account the fact that the country is huge in territory, every region has its own demographic and socio-economic characteristics, which also influence the growth or decline in the number of cases of infection."
The system of sanitary measures on the ballots for amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation very well thought out, considers the representative of who in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
She stressed that tomorrow will need to comply with all rules of hygiene and physical distance.
The world health organization (who) observes a steady decline in new cases of coronavirus infection in Moscow, residents could receive a false sense of security that the virus has left the city, he hasn't left yet, the risk of new outbreaks of infection exist, said RIA Novosti the representative of the who Melita Vujnović.
"In recent years we have seen a steady decline in new cases in the capital (Russia). The residents could receive a false sense of security that the virus has left the city. In fact, the virus is still among us, and this means that the risk of new outbreaks still exists," she said.
The world is now in a new and dangerous phase of the pandemic COVID-19, the virus is still spreading rapidly, most people still susceptible, said RIA Novosti the representative of the world health organization (who) Melita Vujnović.
According to her, not only Russia, but most countries in the who European region are now in the process of change measures for physical distancing and easing restrictions on the basis of their epidemiological situation and other criteria relevant previously submitted to the who recommendations for the transition phase, including the assessment of the acceptability of the measures by the population.
In Russia, about 11% of the population tested for COVID-19, due to what statistics infected and died from the coronavirus real, said the representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
"Russia has broadened the basis of large-scale testing COVID-19, so do have a good understanding of the statistics of the infected and because of this there is a more real picture of the number of deaths and mortality from COVID. But we have said many times that this can change. At this point in Russia, more precisely almost 11% of the population tested, that this picture is real," said Vujnović at a press briefing of the European regional who office for the Russian media on issues COVID-19, commenting on a number of speculations in the Western media about the alleged underestimation of mortality in Russia due to the coronavirus.
The world health organization (who) understand the actions of Russia in the fight against COVID-19, and a relatively low mortality rate from coronavirus in the background of a large number of tests, said the who representative in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
That the world health organization considers an unusually low mortality figures from COVID-19 in Russia on the background of a large number of tests, but believes that loyalty to Russia should double-check the scoring system, said at a briefing in Geneva, the Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan. For his part, head of technical team of the division of emergency diseases in the who Maria van Kerkhove said that in the near future, many countries will review the way in which previously considered the mortality from COVID-19, and the mortality rate in the States will change.
Revealed at the Beijing market "Sinhali" coronavirus could get there, but currently waiting for the results of the study its origin from Chinese scientists, said the representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
The largest wholesale market "Sinhali" in Fengtai district, on Saturday was temporarily closed after an epidemiological investigation identified the coronavirus on the Board for cutting by imported salmon. In Fengtai district, was introduced by the wartime regime, the level of emergency response in public health was again raised to II.
The representative of the world health organization in Russia, Melita Vujnović commented on the words of the Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan, who called the deaths from the coronavirus in the country is "unusually low".
Vujnović stressed that the who "in no case" has no claims to statistics on COVID-19 in Russia.
The progressive actions of the Moscow authorities helped to slow the epidemic coronaviruses infection COVID-19 and flatten the epidemic curve, but it is important to continue to identify suspect cases, to isolate and treat confirmed, keep track of all the contacts, said RIA Novosti the representative of the world health organization (who) Melita Vujnović in connection with the removal of restrictions in the Russian capital.
The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin announced on Monday that from June 9 in the capital canceled withdrawal and permit regime imposed over the coronavirus. He also announced the lifting of restrictions on the number of enterprises. So, for example, catering establishments will open in Moscow in two stages: from June 16 will earn a summer terrace, and from 23 June to cafes and restaurants.
The representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović in an interview with stopmanager.Russia called the factors influencing the intensity of the second wave of the epidemic of the coronavirus.
She noted that while there is no vaccine or "wonder" drugs, the virus will persist in the population.
Antivaccine lobby and miscellaneous fakes about the future a vaccine against coronavirus will spoil the attitude of the population as to the immunization and the health system, said the representative of the world health organization (who) in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
"Antivaccine lobby and first of all now different fakes that come about the vaccine and vaccination will be very harm to any population's behavior in relation to the health system, not only to vaccination. It is very important to research and understand what excites people," said Vujnović during an online meeting of the scientific Council of Russian Academy of Sciences "life Sciences" on the theme: "Vaccines to COVID-19: forecasts and reality", organized by MIA "Russia today".
Russia has offered the world health organization (who), eight vaccine candidates from a new coronavirus infection, there have been more than 120 vaccine candidates, said the who representative in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
She also reported that, as of may 22, there are 124 potential vaccine candidates from producers who notified who.