Who assessed the situation with the spread of the coronavirus in Europe

The current improvement COVID-19 in Europe need to use to prepare for the second wave of the virus in the fall, said the Director of the regional office of the organization in Europe Hans Kluge.

"We say to countries: if the situation is now improving, it's not time to celebrate, and time to prepare, and we must now prepare for the autumn", - he said during an online discussion on "Vaccine COVID-19: common heritage or every man for himself? International cooperation in the era of pandemic," organized by the club "Valdai".

He noted that in most European countries right now there improvement with the coronavirus.

The second wave which is expected in September, may coincide with the period of the spread of seasonal flu. In this case, the situation can aggravate that in some countries due COVID-19 interrupted routine immunization.

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