Air and space forces of Russia concentrated nine aircraft Il-76 at the Chkalovsky airfield in the Moscow region for delivery teams of virologists and equipment in Italy with the aim of combating coronavirus, told reporters on Sunday in the defense Ministry
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aerospace defence forces of Russia concentrated nine aircraft Il-76 at the Chkalovsky airfield in the Moscow region for delivery teams of military doctors and equipment to Italy to fight against the coronavirus, said to journalists on Sunday in the defense Ministry, reports TASS.
the Aircraft together with the crew quickly moved to the airfield of Pskov, Ulyanovsk and Orenburg regions.
we will Remind, in Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte confirmed the readiness to quickly provide assistance and outlined its specific parameters.
the defense Ministry will send to Italy to help in the fight against coronavirus approximately 100 specialists in the field of Virology and epidemiology, as well as eight medical and nursing teams with the equipment for diagnostics and carrying out disinfection measures.
Previously, the defense Ministry reported that on behalf of the President of Russia Ministry of the POPsgives viagraprice that March 22 will be delivered to Italy eight mobile brigades of Russian military specialists-virologists and physicians, complexes automotive aerosol disinfection of transport and territory, as well as medical equipment.
Sent to Italy to combat the coronavirus, the Russian specialists have extensive practical experience, took part in the elimination of outbreaks of African swine fever, anthrax, vaccine development against Ebola, reports TASS with reference to the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation. The Department also announced that the team has great experience in eliminating the complex epidemiological situation, organization of disinfection of buildings, structures and water intake.
Russian specialists provided with modern equipment, with special equipment and medications. The unit is headed by major-General Sergey Kikot is a leading developer and specialist in the application of the latest samples of special treatment. He participated in the organization of complex epidemiological situation of outbreaks of the Siberian ulcer and liquidation of consequences of floods.
Also among the Russian specialists – Colonel Gennady Eremin, an expert in the field of organizing and conducting epidemiological activities. Has experience of dealing with such dangerous diseases as African swine fever and foot and mouth disease.
the group includes Colonel Vyacheslav Kulish – specialist in the development of defences against biological destructive agents of viral nature. He participated in the development of vaccines against Ebola, anti-plague drugs.
part in the work will also Lieutenant Colonel of medical service Alexander Umnov, associate Professor of the military medical Academy named after Kirov, candidate of medical Sciences. The group of Russian military experts, he participated in the deployment to Guinea mobile hospital in the framework of the international program for the fight against Ebola.
Lead scientist-EPidemiology group, Colonel of medical service Alexey Smirnov, PhD, is the author of over 70 scientific works on studying of epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases. Actively participated in the development of a vaccine against Ebola.
the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. In the world are already infected over 310 thousand people, over 13 thousand died.
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