In the Moscow city Duma has proposed to distribute medical masks in the subway

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In the Metropolitan need to organize a free distribution of medical masks in times of outbreaks of viral diseases, said a member of the Moscow city Duma Committee for economic and social policy Elena Semishina.

She noted that personal protective equipment can be distributed at stations with a large flow of passengers.

According to Samyshina, frequent complaints of citizens to high prices in pharmacies on medical masks. She stressed that it is unacceptable.

“moreover, I believe that during outbreaks of viral diseases would be wise to hand out free masks in the subway, for example, those stations which are near the railway station where large flow of people”, – quotes the words Samyshina the Agency “Moscow”.

According to her, the initiative she will submit for consideration in the capital’s Parliament.

Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova earlier said that pharmacies that inflated the price of drugs and remedies on the background of the situation with coronavirus, check the FAS. The service also threatened with fines for pharmacies rising prices for masks. Vladimir Putin proposed to revoke licenses of organizations who prey on the coronavirus.

the First information about the outbreak of a new type of pneumonia spread from China to Wuhan in December.

According to the morning of 11 February, the number of victims of pneumonia caused by a virus 2019-nCoV, in China reached 1016, and the number of infection cases in China exceeded 42,6 thousand. It is noted that recovered almost 4 thousand people.

In Russia, under the supervision remain more than 20 thousand people. Two Chinese nationals who were hospitalized with coronavirus in Russia, I feel good and ready to be discharged, said the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.

as of the measures to prevent the spread of the virus in Russia, the government decided to close certain sections of the border with China in the far East, to restrict the crossing of the border with Mongolia, to cancel work visas for citizens ToHP, to evacuate from the Hubei province are there Russians.

the flights were suspended regular Russian airlines in China, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Russian Railways suspended railway communication with China.

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