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Russian expert emphasizes need to prepare for new pandemics

Gennady Onishchenko also highlighted the need to have the ability to promptly develop vaccines

MOSCOW, January 24. /TASS/. The world needs to prepare for new pandemics, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Professor Gennady Onishchenko told TASS.

"There will be more pandemics. We need to prepare and be able to create quicker diagnostic methods in order to understand what kind of virus we are dealing with," he pointed out.

Onishchenko also highlighted the need to have the ability to promptly develop vaccines.

Russia recorded 4,719 coronavirus cases in the past day, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on January 23.