MOSCOW, 26 APR – RIA Novosti. Doctor and broadcaster Eugene Komorowski said in his Instagram about the “infectious dose” of coronavirus.
According to Komorowski, for infection it is necessary that a certain amount of viruses got on the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract or conjunctiva of the human eye. “In other words, there is a certain minimum number of viruses that can cause disease, and this number was called the “infectious dose” of”, – he noted.
the Doctor explained that this dose depends on many factors: properties of the virus, ways of infection, the presence of the body of previous experience of meetings with this virus. The broadcaster warned that in conditions when such experience with COVID-19 no, for the disease is quite small “infectious dose”.
“to Meet one of this “infecting dose” is a very good option: there are huge chances for mild or even asymptomatic form of the disease. To meet from 10 “infective doses” – this is a real risk to life”, – said Komorowski.
the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 2.7 million infections, more than 187 thousand people died.
Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.