“On May 11, we reached the indicator of 2,143 pneumonia weekly. Today we register more than 4,000 pneumonia per week. Including, the main part is all the complications from Covid-19,” Stepanov said.
He recalled that in April the Ministry of Health included patients with pneumonia for mandatory testing for Covid-19. According to Stepanov, after the introduction of strict quarantine restrictions, this indicator began to fall.
As we reported before, Russian Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko announced his country's readiness to supply a vaccine against coronavirus to world markets. The head of the Russian Ministry of Health announced this at the summit "The global goal is to unite for the future."
“From the first days, Russia has been supporting countries in Europe, America, and Asia, international institutions, including the SCO, the Eurasian Economic Union, and the World Health Organization. Given the risk of the second wave of a pandemic, Russia is ready to supply direct antiviral agents to the world market, including drugs for the treatment of cytokine storms, test systems, and vaccines, "said Murashko.