The fight against the spread of coronavirus in Russia, most likely, will not be completed in the summer. In the victory of the country over the infection questioned Director of National research centre of epidemiology and Microbiology named Gamalei Alexander Gintsburg live on NSN.

According to him, the infection will remain in the human population not only for summer but for life. “The question is how we will fight. To live a normal life, we will soon after begin mass vaccination”, — said the epidemiologist.

Gunzburg stated that the main achievements of the medicine is antiseptics and vaccines, and from the last people have become dependent. He predicted that a vaccine for the coronavirus will appear within a few months or until the end of the year, then the pandemic will be managed.

He added that thanks to the national vaccination calendar, which operates in different countries, the mortality rate was not as high.

Earlier, the chief freelance infectious disease of the President administration, head of the Center for infectious diseases CDB George Sapronov estimated the probability of extinction of coronavirus in Russia in the summer. He predicted that the Russians “will have along with this disease.”

12 may, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova gave a forecast in terms of improving the situation with coronavirus. She hopes that the epidemic situation in connection with the spread of the coronavirus will get better in the summer.

As of may 15, in Russia revealed 262 843 infected with coronavirus in 85 regions of the country. For the last day was 10 598 new infections. The number of healed patients increased to 58 226 people. For the entire period died 2 418.