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Doctors: Russia is not ready for the second wave of coronavirus

Doctors: Russia is not ready for the second wave of coronavirus
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Russian doctors have announced that they are not ready for the second wave of coronavirus. Medical institutions cannot bear the newly aggravated load.

As the "Medvestnik", more than half of the surveyed doctors (57%) believe that hospitals and clinics will not be able to cope with the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic. However, every tenth respondent is sure that the health care system in the country is fully prepared for such a test. About a third of respondents reported that the preparedness of medical institutions for the epidemic is high, but there are some shortcomings.

More than 30% of the respondents admitted that they are afraid that in a critical situation they will again be "thrown into the embrasure." Among the main problems in the healthcare sector in the current situation, doctors named the shortage of personnel and personal protective equipment. In addition, during the survey, doctors complained about the incomplete amount of incentive payments for the fight against coronavirus.

The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that Russian scientists know how to deal with a new coronavirus infection, and now it is possible to fight it. no restrictions... Last week in Russia the growth of infected with coronavirus began.

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