Putin: Because of the pandemic in Russia, everyone has become a virologist
“Today I would very much like to hear the opinion of specialists. That is why, first of all, I will give the floor to our colleagues, specialists in the field of virology. Now we all become virologists, in my opinion the whole country is from virologists. is extremely important because we, our actions, have in mind the actions of the authorities at all levels, are based on the opinion of those people who have devoted their entire lives to complex and very important, responsible work, “he said during a meeting with the situation with the coronavirus a faction and measures to prevent it, which aired on the television channel Russia 24.
The peak of the coronavirus epidemic has not yet passed, Putin said. He also called for lessons to be learned from the mistakes of others.
“We are monitoring the situation most closely, taking into account the positive and negative experiences of other countries. It is now crucial to avoid the mistakes of others, to draw lessons and to draw conclusions from the position of the medical and scientific community,” he said.
All decisions must be proportionate and adequate to the threat of coronavirus spread, the Russian president said.
“All of our decisions must be commensurate with the threat and appropriate to the situation. The main thing is the safety and health of Russian citizens,” Putin said.