During the second wave of a possible mixed infection

One of the most likely scenarios for the development of a pandemic of a novel coronavirus — the second wave in the autumn the rise in acute respiratory viral infections. This was told in the film Naila Asker-zade “Threat virus. The vaccine” on TV channel “Russia 1” the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.

According to her, scientists and doctors trying to figure out whether the coronavirus COVID-19 to give a mixed infection with other respiratory infections fall season. It already makes to rush into a vaccination against influenza this season: there is evidence that one patient may be released both viruses together — and the flu virus, and COVID-19.

“And then, of course, severe. Therefore, we think about how to protect people in the fall, just now,” — said the head of Rospotrebnadzor.

people who took the flu shot, according to Popova, are first and foremost protected from him. But it will significantly reduce the risks of severe disease with the novel coronavirus in a difficult period, which is expected in the fall.

the Head of Rospotrebnadzor also said that previous seasonal coronavirus does not give cross-immunity to COVID-19. Including therefore in Russia very much hope that they will receive a vaccine against the new coronavirus in time — before the second wave of the disease.