Cuban revolution in pictures: Early years of Fidel CastroWorld December 04, 16:49
Putin: Trump as president realizes quickly level of responsibilityRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 13:46
Putin: attempts for uni-polar world fail, balance in the world restoresRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 13:44
Bild: Eurovision 2017 may take place in MoscowSociety & Culture December 04, 10:45
Presidential election in Uzbekistan is validWorld December 04, 10:43
Russian Reconciliation center delivers over 150 tonnes of humanitarian cargo to AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 7:46
Rally dedicated to Fidel Castro ends in Santiago de CubaWorld December 04, 6:43
Raul Castro says no streets will be named after FidelWorld December 04, 5:38
Cuban TV host says Fidel Castro admired Russian peopleWorld December 04, 5:17
NOVO-OGARYOVO, June 17. /TASS/. There is no need for restricting the Russian citizens' trips to South Korea at present in the wake of an outbreak of MERS coronavirus in that country, Anna Popova, the director of the Russian consumer rights and sanitation watchdog agency Rospotrebnadzor told reporters on Wednesday.
"We're taking all the necessary steps today in cooperation with other agencies, federal and regional likewise, and municipalities and airlines are tightly involved in these efforts, too," she said.
"That's why any travel restrictions are off the agenda today because there are no grounds for this," Popova said.
"The number of viruses on our planet is so huge that it's simply economically irrational to vaccinate people after an outbreak of each virus," she said, adding that only 1,300 or so cases of MERS in humans had been registered since 2012.
"Prior to 2012, this coronavirus affected animals only," Popova said, adding that it changed somewhat later.
"The issue of producing a vaccine against it can be considered today, of course, but no global steps against the coronavirus are envisioned," she said.