Five main points from the speech of the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova
The Chumakov Center has prepared a new vaccine from a whole inactivated virus
Head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, speaking at the Gaidar Readings, spoke about new strains of coronavirus, prospects for the development of the epidemic situation and encouraged the imminent registration of the third Russian vaccine against coronavirus, developed at the Chumakov Center. "Komsomolskaya Pravda" collected the main.
Head of Rospotrebnadzor, Chief Sanitary Doctor of Russia Anna Popova
According to the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, found in Russia almost 1 500 mutations SARS-CoV-2.
As reported by Anna Popova, the first finds of the "British" variant of the virus were made back in June and mutation of the virus is a common process. A new strain of coronavirus began to spread actively in December. This variant of the virus is characterized by faster transmission from person to person.. The mutation affects the area of the spike protein on the surface of the coronavirus, which is responsible for attaching to cells, located in the mucous membrane of the lungs and other organs, which allows him to get inside faster.
Almost 1 500 mutations SARS-CoV-2.
Coronavirus will eventually become a seasonal infection, but the virus itself will not disappear. When will it happen, nobody dares to say. Anna Popova believes, that the date of the end of the pandemic "is still a secret with seven seals". However, among specialists there is an understanding of the epidemic process for a new coronavirus infection..
According to the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Russia confidently overcame the period of the pandemic in 2020 year, and the rise in incidence was quickly localized. Even in the spring, during the onset of the pandemic, the economy in Russia worked for 70 percent. And now there are no lockdowns in the country, everything is working. Anna Popova noted, that we learned to live in a pandemic and that was exactly the task, and today Russia looks preferable against the background of other countries, undergoing a pandemic is more difficult, although more recently it was considered, that everything is good ".
Lockdowns do not threaten Russia
The head of Rospotrebnadzor assessed the results of clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine at the Chumakov Center as "very good and very indicative" and said, that in the coming days the vaccine may receive registration.
Recall, that the Chumakov Center prepared a vaccine, aimed at preventing new coronavirus infection, from whole inactivated («убитого» – прим. ed.) virus. Therefore, the drug produces a complete set of all antibodies, what, As expected, will provide the most effective protection against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Кому противопоказана вакцина – временно или абсолютно, whether it is worth taking tests before an injection and other important nuances for kp.ru was explained by the candidate of medical sciences Nikolai Kryuchkov.