The pulmonologist named the most dangerous carriers of COVID-19 :: Society :: RBC

The most dangerous carriers of coronavirus are people who have recovered from COVID-19 and refuse to wear masks. reported “” Honored Doctor of Russia, Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Pulmonologist Alexander Karabinenko.

“The transferred coronavirus does not save people who walk without masks from infection,” Karabinenko said.

He noted that those who have already suffered the infection are spreading it “freely and without any obstacles.” The pulmonologist explained the “infectiousness” of those who had recovered by the fact that even after recovery, the virus remains in the upper respiratory tract, so masks should be worn. People who do not use these remedies “are active distributors of the coronavirus.” “And first of all, these are children, these are young people – those to whom it is very difficult to prove anything. Hard-headed, ”the doctor concluded.

Doctors estimate the duration of the greatest infectiousness of patients with COVID-19

In October, scientists from Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of California statedthat the main spreaders of coronavirus infection are children and young people, who account for a third of the analyzed cases of COVID-19. Alexander Gorelov, deputy head of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor for scientific work, reported that most children easily tolerate the disease, while the virus lingers in their bodies for a longer time than in adults, so they remain carriers of COVID-19 longer.


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