The writer Boris Akunin diagnosed with coronavirus

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Russian writer Boris Akunin (real name Grigory Chkhartishvili), residing currently in London, said that he had identified a coronavirus.

“I gave up FB because I roll with the fashionable disease. A little stronger – will definitely share my experience. (SPOILER: the fear of the coronavirus is much worse than the coronavirus. Careful not to be needed, and there is no need to panic),” wrote the writer on the page in Facebook.

the Writer said earlier that because of the pandemic, do not panic, that fear of the virus is more terrible than the virus itself.

“the real epidemic, not a pandemic now, in my opinion, is not a Coronavirus, and the world hysteria caused by this incredibly dangerous plague that hit – scared to utter – 0,000013% of the world population.In Europe most affected Italy and the Italians, it seems, in utter panic. (Despite the fact that from ordinary flu in 2013-17 gg killed more than 68,000 people). Some of the nerves of the global financial crisis, which will affect many millions of people, someone to destroy, someone leaving without a job. And it certainly is only the beginning. The main thing to come.More and more convinced: the main problem of modern humanity – infantile suggestibility and love for the herd a fright. But let’s check,” wrote Akunin March 7.

Boris Akunin is a Russian writer, yaponista scholar, literary critic, translator, public figure. He has also published under the literary pseudonyms, Anna Borisova and Anatoly Brusnikin. He is the author of dozens of novels, stories, literary articles and translations of Japanese, American and English literature. Art produced.Denia Akunin mainly of detective fiction. Best known for his series of novels about the adventures of detective Erast Petrovich Fandorin, who has 17 books. Three of them filmed – “Azazel”, “Turkish gambit” and “the State Counsellor”.

UK 2014 live Akacin, unlike many other European countries for a long time has not imposed strict restrictions in connection with the coronavirus, for which the government of Boris Johnson have been criticized. The Prime Minister announced the introduction of a three-week quarantine only on March 23.

Citizens can leave the house only for food and necessities, medical needs, and also for travel to work (only for those who can’t work remotely) and individual sports (times per day, alone or with living in the same house with family members). The police will fine the violating quarantine and to disperse the public Assembly. All public events, except for funerals, is cancelled. Shops, libraries, churches, playgrounds, gymnasiums, museums, theatres closed.

around the world registered more than 492 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus, while the number of cases in the UK has exceeded 9.6 thousand people. 465 infected died. And the whole world from the coronavirus has died more than 22 thousand people.