Cross-immunity to the new coronavirus no

People who recover from seasonal SARS, do not get immune to a new type of coronavirus COVID-19. This was in the movie Naila Asker-zade “Threat virus. Vaccine” on the channel “Russia 1” said the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.

“We can absolutely say that the seasonal coronavirus does not give cross-immunity to COVID-19” — said Popov.

According to the head of Rospotrebnadzor, the scientists involved in the sequencing of the new coronavirus confirmed that the virus has a small number of changes. To date, the database holds more than 36 thousand of the studied coronaviruses.

“It gives us reason to believe that the vaccine can be invented, and it can be quite effective,” — said Popov.

In Russia per day has revealed 8.95 thousands of infections with coronavirus in 83 regions. 181 patients died. Discharged from hospitals 167469 Russians.

By the number of cases Russia ranks third in the world (396575), behind the US and Brazil.