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The expert warned of more severe COVID-19 in autumn

Director of the St. Petersburg research Institute of epidemiology and Microbiology named after Pasteur, academician Areg totolyan fears that the fall is likely to face more severe COVID-19 than in the spring.

According to him, it is difficult to imagine how transfer the infection to those who observed the strict regime of isolation. They probably get sick heavier than the patients who met the disease before. It is also unknown what effect will the autumn, the combination of SARS-CoV-2 c influenza, parainfluenza, and previously known and relatively harmless coronavirus.

The scientist told about the coronavirus immune to the people

Director of the St. Petersburg research Institute of epidemiology and Microbiology named after Pasteur, academician Areg totolyan noticed that some people were not getting COVID-19.

The scientist emphasizes that this is the case when detailed examination of several doctors, which for several months he worked in the "red zone".

Russian Academy of Sciences and Academy of Sciences of the United States signed a cooperation agreement COVID-19

Russian Academy of Sciences and the national Academy of Sciences of the United States on Thursday in a video conference signed a cooperation agreement for research related COVID-19.

From the Russian Academy of Sciences the agreement was signed by the President of RAS Alexander Sergeev. With the American head of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States Marcia Mcnutt.

Scientists from Russia and the USA will sign an agreement on studies COVID-19

Russian Academy of Sciences and the national Academy of Sciences of the United States on Thursday will sign a cooperation agreement for research related COVID-19, reported the press service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

"It is planned to develop new forms of cooperation and dialogue between the academies in all areas of coronavirus, its nature, methods of treatment and prevention", - stated in the message.

Disclosed the reason for the special effects of the wine on the Russians

The wine is hurting Russians more than the Europeans, whose stomachs are "accustomed" to it, said in an interview with radio Sputnik, doctor of biological Sciences, chief researcher of the Institute of ecology and evolution them. A. N. Severtsova RAS Vladimir Kovalzon.

Drinking wine for the Russians is much more harmful than for residents of France, Italy or Spain. Vladimir Kovalzon sure that the case in the absence of the Russians many years of wine culture, which is inherent in the Europeans, and even affected their body. So the Russians have wine more often heartburn and stomach pain.

Epidemiologist urged not to panic due to a new type of virus in Vietnam

No reason to panic because of coronavirus in Vietnam yet, in Russia, the restrictions imposed and to determine whether in Vietnam spreads new type of coronavirus, will be possible only after decoding of the genome sequence of the virus, reported RIA Novosti Deputy Director for science of Central research Institute of Epidemiology, corresponding member of RAS Alexander Gorelov.

"While the reasons for panic no, absolutely not... About the origin of a particular type or mutation strain may speak only when will whole genome sequencing," - told RIA Novosti Gorelov.

The Russian Academy of Sciences, said the mass vaccination from COVID-19

The head of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev considers that mass vaccination of the population of Russia and other countries from the coronavirus must begin no earlier than 2021.

"Of course, in terms of all of the mobilization decisions that need to quickly to do something in order to protect high-risk groups, to protect the doctors who work in the red zone, of course, you can work faster, but in General, when we talk about the total vaccination of the population in the tens, hundreds of millions of doses, of course, this time not fast. I'd say if everything goes as we plan, as it is planned in other countries, big companies, then this is probably the beginning of next year", - Sergeyev told reporters.

The nutritionist explained how to determine the obesity

The volume of the stomach in males at the level of the navel should not exceed 94 cm and women 80 cm, told "Izvestia" a member of the Russian national society of dietician Ludmila Denisenko.

Everything above relates to obesity.

Siberian scientists want to use transgenic mice to combat COVID

Scientists at the Institute of Cytology and genetics, Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICG SB RAS), received the first transgenic mice susceptible to coronavirus infection COVID-19, plan to start transfer for research in September, told reporters on Friday the head of the laboratory for developmental genetics research Institute Nariman Batulin.

According to the specialist, such mice can be used to test vaccines, drugs against coronavirus and very importantly, to explore how COVID-19 enters cells and exerts its negative effects on the human body.

Scientists have noted the uniqueness of the floods occurring in Europe

Scientists have identified nine periods of the greatest intensity of river floods in Europe over the past 500 years. One of them includes the last three decades, which is different from all previous periods of flooding. The study is published in the journal Nature.

Over the past decade, floods in Europe brought large economic losses. They are becoming more frequent and widespread. Scientists geographers from different countries joined forces to find out what distinguishes the current situation from other periods, rich in floods in the past.

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