His script HSE evaluated the epidemic in Russia

MOSCOW, April 14/ Radio Sputnik. Director of the Institute of health Economics HSE Larisa Popovich said that Russia came in your scenario of the epidemic of the coronavirus, which is not like the others, RIA Novosti reported.

According to experts, it is not heavy American, Spanish or Italian scenario, but not more optimistic Greek or Austrian.

“we had every chance to go for Italian or Spanish version, if not introduced measures of self-isolation and distancing,” said Popovich.

However, the failure to comply with these measures, some citizens does not develop the situation in Russia under the optimistic trajectory, she said.

Popovich stressed that the fight against the spread of infection is hindered by the irresponsibility, in particular, young people who mistakenly believe that they are out of risk. Meanwhile, even the young of complications from the disease COVID-19 can be very serious, she said.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world recorded almost 1.7 million infections, more than 105 thousand people died.

In Russia was 18 328 cases of infection with coronavirus, has died from infection 148 people, recovered 1470.

Earlier radio Sputnik reported that the who has called the conditions for lifting restrictions due COVID-19.

Radio Sputnik is the most quoted radio station in Russia. Be with us in the Telegram and Yandex.Zen.