The coronavirus can start to live permanently in the human body, as the herpes virus. This was stated by the academician of RAS, Professor of Moscow state University. Lomonosov Sergey Kolesnikov.

According to him, in favor of such a scenario is unknown, but a seasonal wave of coronavirus in Russia can be expected in November — December. Then it will be clear whether COVID-19 chronic disease. About this, Kolesnikov said in an interview with “Parlamentskaya Gazeta”.

"let’s See what will happen with COVID-19. But most likely, he will repeat the fate of the other four coronaviruses that exist in our population", — said the scientist.

Earlier reported that the Director of the center “Vector” Rinat Maksyutov said that have been successfully tested on the ability to generate an immune response to the three prototype vaccines against coronavirus infection. According to him, this is the most advanced from the point of view of the obtained results drugs. Currently on vaccines a new generation in the centre employs more than 100 employees in different groups.