MOSCOW, may 3 – RIA Novosti. Academician, Professor Felix Ershov in the air NSN told how to avoid infection with coronavirus via food and water.

Earlier, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that it is impossible to exclude any of the modes of transmission of the coronavirus, however, the process of infection through food remains debatable.

“a Feature of coronaviruses is that they are not only airborne, like SARS, but there are through the intestines. There is such a component… It’s all the fecal-oral route of infection. Can’t say how much – in percentage terms – it is important, but the danger is,” – said Yershov.

According to him, for protection from infection will help the classic ways. “Any housewife knows that heat treatment kills viruses. Therefore, it is necessary to boil water, not to drink from questionable sources”, – said the academician.

He added that water should be guaranteed to be treated by boiling or filtering. “After using the toilet to wash hands. Especially for children it is necessary to watch, they are the most unprepared. The most difficult question of food. They also need good clean, not to use stale, if possible, conduct thermal processing,” – said Yershov.

the Pandemic of novel coronavirus infection has captured almost all countries of the world. According to who statistics, in the world, the coronavirus has infected more than three million people, 230 thousand of them died. In the first place the number of victims and cases of the United States, there is a regime of a major disaster. A list of the most susceptible to coronavirus States also include Spain, Italy, France, Germany and the UK.

Russia takes the seventh place by the number of people infected in the country have identified more than 124 thousand cases (most of them in Moscow). For all the time died 1222 people, more than 15 thousand recovered. Authorities urged citizens to observe all precautions, including keep your distance in public places.

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