The epidemiologist named the condition for the introduction of a new lockdown in Russia: Society: Russia: Lenta.ru
Epidemiologist Eduard Shunkov in an interview with Ura.ru agency told, in which case a new lockdown will be introduced in Russia.
According to him, repeated restrictions will be introduced if a new highly pathogenic strain of coronavirus with a high mortality rate appears in the country. However, the doctor believes that the likelihood of its occurrence is small. The second reason for the introduction of a mixed infection.
“A lockdown could be introduced if the new coronavirus infection could affect other infections. “This will be called a mixed infection,” explained Shunkov.
Immunologist, Ph.D. Nikolay Kryuchkov spoke about the effectiveness of the lockdown. In his opinion, there was a “short-down” in Russia, and it was introduced too late. In other countries, Kryuchkov is sure, there have been many times total restrictions were introduced from the very beginning and repeatedly, to avoid such mortality.
At the same time, an expert at the Russian Institute for Research Studies, Mikhail, believes that Russia is more adapted to lockdowns than Europe to the specific features of the domestic economy. The expert admits that the Russian authorities have already developed an understanding of how to minimize the unpleasant consequences of restrictive measures, which cannot be said about more developed countries and associations – the United States and the European Union.