The FAS will check the advertising of medicines with the assertion on the effectiveness against the coronavirus

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the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) will check the advertising of the drug “Arbidol”, which States its effectiveness against the coronavirus (2019-nCoV). About it reports TASS.

the Department clarify that in the instructions to the drug and its use is permitted in the fight against coronaviruses, however, the statement about the treatment of 2019 coronavirus-nCoV require additional validation.

“the Office is preparing the necessary requests for clarification of circumstances, including the manufacturer of the drug,” – said the FAS.

Earlier it was reported that the number of confirmed in China cases has reached 4 515. The number of deaths is 106. The state Committee of China added that 52 patients successfully treated and discharged from medical facilities.

the Cases are in almost all the regions of China. Coronavirus has also been identified in Australia, Canada, Vietnam, Germany, Cambodia, Malaysia, Nepal, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, USA, Thailand, France, Japan and Sri Lanka. In Russia is sick at the moment.

the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin was assigned to organize the headquarters for the coronavirus. To enter his deputies, heads of the Ministry of transport, Ministry of health, Rospotrebnadzor, EMERCOM, Ministry of interior and Ministry of trade and industry.

Sergei Sobyanin said that in Moscow will create operational headquarters to coordinate the activities of municipal and Federal services. Together with the health Ministry is working on the operational supply in the city of modern test systems. The mayor took the situation under his personal control.

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