Onishchenko: coronavirus can circulate in Russia in the autumn and winter

Coronavirus can circulate in Russia in autumn and winter, together with other causative agents of SARS. This was stated by former chief sanitary doctor of the Russian Federation, first Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee on education and science Gennady Onishchenko.

He considers the possible drift of the coronavirus in the country in the fall.

“I do not exclude that among the causative agents of acute respiratory illness in the upcoming season is October to March of the year 2020-2021, we will celebrate the circulation of the coronavirus, but not more,” he told TASS.

However, Onishchenko is sure that “no dramatic situation and will not panic” as the country is population immunity. According to him, he is already quite high, but there will be more.

worldwide COVID-19 contracted about 11.6 million people, more than 537 thousand died. In Russia — 694 230 cases, died 10 494 patients.