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Coronavirus likely to become seasonal, the expert said

Coronavirus in the future is likely to be a seasonal disease and will come in the late fall and early spring, according to the pediatrician, infectious disease, vaccinologist Evgeny Timakov.

He noted that now we need to create the immune layer of the population. Measures for infection control, which were adopted in Russia, aims to stretch the time-morbidity, to reduce the burden on the health system and not to the high mortality rate, said Timakov.

According to him, while in Russia compared to other countries, the favorable scenario of the situation with coronavirus, the population is gradually produced by the immune system and there is no great mortality.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.