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Moscow, January 31 – “News.Economy.” The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova urged citizens of the Russian Federation to limit participation in public events due to the period of ordinary flu, symptoms of which are difficult to distinguish from coronavirus 2019-nCoV. The Ministry of health has published recommendations for prevention.
About Anna Popova has declared, answering questions of journalists after the meeting of the operational headquarters for the prevention of introduction and spread of novel coronavirus infection in Russia.
In this press conference, Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova reported the detection of the first cases in Russia coronavirus.
the Head of the Federal service for supervision of consumer rights protection and human well-being, in turn, warned about the occurrence of seasonal epidemics of normal influenza, calling in this regard to take precautions. Anna Popova also noted that the new 2019 coronavirus-nCoV, symptoms which similar to ordinary flu, “it is particularly dangerous for elderly people”.
“it is Important for each of us to protect your health and the health of loved ones. First, we have comes flu season, anyway, he comes. Prevention measures are very similar. To protect yourself, one should observe some simple rules. First – I don’t want to go to China.
Limit their participation in public events, because there comes a flu, very similar to the coronavirus. It will be difficult to differentiate. The main rule is wash hands, keep clean gadgets, do not touch hands to face. Take care of yourself. The first symptoms should cause each of us to go to the doctor.
Also need to take care of their children and the elderly. For them, especially for the elderly, this virus is extremely dangerous.”
On the website of Rospotrebnadzor on Friday, January 31, published recommendations for the prevention of influenza and coronavirus infection. In the framework of the recommendations of the departments are the basic rules of personal hygiene, as well as identifying possible symptoms of disease.
the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation published a Bulletin to inform citizens about the coronavirus and the necessary measures of protection against infection, suggesting the placement of this information in medical institutions and social networks.