According to the forecasts of virologists, the coronavirus will soon reach its peak. Chinese shared their opinion epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan and Russian specialists:
- Professor of the Research Center for Epidemiology Gamalei Institute of Microbiology Anatoly Doctor of Medical Sciences Alstein;
- Doctor of Medical Sciences, Virologist, Principal Researcher Gamalei Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology Victor Zuev;
- Advisor to the Director of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology Rospotrebnadzor academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Viktor Maleev;
- State Duma deputy Gennady Onishchenko.
Leading Chinese Epidemiologist C. Nanshan said that there is little time left for a turning point moment of coronavirus. “If the situation develops in the current scenario, I’m afraid two more are needed weeks, “the expert expressed his opinion. He noted making a forecast for the whole world is much more difficult than for China. This is due to the fact that suddenly there are a lot of countries unforeseen factors. Even in different regions of the same country, it’s difficult calculate the peak date of the Covid-19 pandemic. This is explained by the fact that in Different cities have a different attitude to quarantine. Where people sit at home, wear masks and keep their distance, practically none infections. Therefore, it is now very difficult to predict. it is predicted that within 2 weeks there will be a turning point in the pandemic and in May – June, the number of infected will decrease.
Opinion of Russian Virologists
A. Alstein claims that the Covid-19 pandemic is developing in Russia not as painful as in other countries. Though infected coronavirus there are a large number, for which there are few deaths. Anatoly believes that the pandemic will be eliminated by May. Zuev and V. Maleev believes that if the Russians adhere to strict quarantine, the coronavirus epidemic in Russia will end in June and not earlier. Onishchenko on the air of the national news service urged Academician V. Maleev not to do premature predictions. “We will end this problem when he gets well the last patient and another 14 days from the end of this period, ” Onishchenko said.