In Russia came the flu and other viruses. About this President Vladimir Putin told the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova during a meeting with members of the government, reports “Interfax”.

She added that detected only one influenza virus, but this means that the circulation is already there.

According to Popova, the Agency began to monitor the circulation of influenza viruses and agrippinae etiology in 17 regions of the country. She said that there is virus circulation agrippinae etiology. More than half are rhinoviruses, a seasonal virus and parainfluenza.

On August 4, the CPS advised Russians to be vaccinated against influenza in the second half of August or September, as the expected rise in the incidence. The Ministry warned that Russia would have four special strain of influenza virus types A and B. the Main infectious diseases, Ministry of health Vladimir closets said that the possibility of simultaneously Contracting the flu and the coronavirus, but explained that it is unknown how will be affected. He also advised as soon as possible to be vaccinated against influenza. At the same time about the possibility of Contracting the flu, and the coronavirus also said former chief sanitary doctor of Russia Gennady Onishchenko.

11 August, President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is the world’s first registered vaccine for coronavirus. Minister of health Michael Murashko said that the drug showed high efficiency. The Ministry of health said that after inoculation, the Russian drug immunity to the coronavirus can survive up to two years.