Coronavirus mutates much slower than flu virus
"Fortunately, the coronavirus mutates much slower than flu. And the pandemics due to the latter are declared in our country annually and many people get inoculated against flu.
"Only this year, despite the flu virus falling out of the news agenda, the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing is planning to vaccinate 60 mln Russians with flu shots," he said.
At the same time, according to the expert, it is simply impossible to stop the coronavirus mutations.
"We’ve never managed to slow down the evolution around us, so it is anti-scientific to talk about possibilities of stopping the COVID mutation. That is why it will mutate always. ■