The doctor told me the reason why Russian schools will become a hotbed COVID-19

Russian schools after the opening of the first of September will not be a hotbed of coronavirus because of its features. That will protect students from COVID-19, said in an interview with radio Sputnik, infectious diseases, chief doctor of the medical center "Leader-Medicine" Evgeny Timakov.

Children infected with coronavirus less frequently than adults, but parents fear that the beginning of the school year may change the statistics, because the training will likely be take place remotely, as at the beginning of the pandemic and in the classroom. However, the opening of schools and festive line the first of September should not frighten the Russians, says infectious disease physician Yevgeny Timakov.

The main threat to the students this fall will not be the coronavirus and the usual acute respiratory viral infections (ARVI), said Yevgeny Timakov. However, in his opinion, thanks to measures to combat COVID-19 this risk is less than usual.

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