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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 scholar also quoted the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, who warned about the possible circulation of other strains of flu than in past years, they are the Russians still didn't catch on.

While totolyan eliminates the need for the introduction of a strict regime of isolation in the entire country. In the event of an outbreak of the disease in some localities it will be sufficient to limit local restrictions.

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