Mandatory glove mode, introduced in many regions of Russia, can leave doctors, chemists and the food industry, without means of protection. This is stated in the letter from the Association of developers, manufacturers and suppliers of personal protective equipment (ASOE) to the Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova.

the Demand for latex and nitrile gloves among the population has increased dramatically, and the purchases made earlier was not for him intended. New contracts in this part are to March 2021.

In this regard, the Association asks the government to instruct the Ministry of labor, Ministry of industry, FSS and the Ministry of health to develop and adopt norms of free issue of protective clothing to the employees of the industries where they are mandatory, and to create a Reserve corresponding to the reserve. In addition, the Union proposes to recommend to citizens in the period of self-isolation to wear fabric gloves.

According to the President of the ASOE Vladimir Kotov, he does not see a compelling reason for the introduction of the glove mode, since it is impossible to become infected through touch.

Director of the Institute for medical Parasitology, tropical and vector-borne diseases name martynovskogo, a virologist Alexander Lukashev added that gloves protect the people only in that they deter them from the desire to touch the person.

At the same time, according to the virologist, cloth gloves are no worse than latex. They do not have to be washed at a temperature of 100 degrees, and simply remove for two days.

In the Moscow city Duma, however, convinced of the need for glove mode.

“we Have an epidemic, we issued an additional 200 thousand people to work. Of course, metro and public space disinfected, but it’s impossible to do every minute, and the mask and gloves to protect people from someone else’s cough or sneeze and warn against that after touching railings and handrails they touched the face,” — told “Izvestia” a member of the Commission of Moscow city Council on health and public health Lyudmila Stebenkova.

the Deputy emphasized that to replace gloves at the tissue is not prohibited. No fines for the use of cloth protection is not provided.