Coronavirus were brought to Russia from Italy

the First case of coronavirus recorded in Russia, was imported from Italy. In an interview with Paul Zarubino, the author of the program “Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1” said the Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova.

“From China imported cases was not, we have the first case from Italy, we have the European importation of the infection,” she said.

Golikova said that the first six months were the most terrible from an emotional point of view. “Because in a very short period of time fit a large number of events. I’m so emotionally talking, because we all really felt,” — said Deputy Prime Minister.

According to her, at the same time was done very much, and all you had to do. “If we didn’t have time to do them, then we would imagine this is not easy,” — said Golikova.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the authorities of our country “in time to react to what is happening in the world”.

“And the border crossing points were closed, we agreed with our Chinese friends that we will act in this way. In General, we proactively began to prepare for a possible wide spread infection, and this has produced results,” — said the head of state.

Despite the fact that the first full risk of infection are not recognized, Russia reacted immediately to what is happening in the world.

“Take what have happened in Africa with Ebola – also thought it was very far away and does not concern us. But our scientists in our leading research centres have been actively working on a vaccine. And our Ebola vaccine was the most efficient in the world. So it is here. As soon as the danger is looming on the horizon, we immediately began to respond,” — said Putin.