Doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov in his instagram a few weeks before the detection of coronavirus predicted pandemic. The post in the social network, he drew attention in his telegram channel.
“N1H1 swine flu in 1919 decimated 1/5 of the mankind: the world about a hundred million deaths,” wrote butcher in early November last year.
He wondered whether to repeat a similar epidemic. The doctor admitted that is a matter of time. Myasnikov wrote that among animals constantly circulating viruses that are not transmitted to man. He expressed the opinion that the new infection needs to “shoot” it from the animals. And this should happen as a result of mutations.
The doctor noted that the vaccine is only possible after identifying the virus in humans, which is impossible without contamination.
“Disaster is only a couple of mutations away from us!” — butchers warned and added that now scientists are developing a universal vaccine against all varieties of influenza virus.
“We can only pray that scientists will have before from any area of China or India will break unknown avian or swine flu virus,” concluded butcher.
World health organization March 11, declared a pandemic outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which has spread around the world from China. As reported by the Director General of the who, Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus, the epicentre of the outbreak has shifted to Europe. In recent weeks, the most dangerous situation is in Italy, Iran, USA, France, Spain and Germany.
According to the Johns Hopkins University, cases COVID-19 recorded more than 160 countries, was sick over 341 thousand people, 14 765 died, almost 99 thousand were cured. In Russia today identified 438 cases of infection. Some patients have already recovered.
Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.