This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the deputy director for science of the Research Institute of Medical Primatology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Jin Karal-Ogly.

“Two hours ago, he died in intensive care. This is all sudden, he just felt ill ... He worked as the scientific director of the institute until recently. Just in connection with quarantine, he was at home. He went to work with pleasure, taught young people, ”she said.

According to her, due to the quarantine situation and negotiations with relatives, farewell to the scientist may be delayed until May 6.

Earlier, Inesa Kozlovskaya, a leading specialist at the Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMBP), died at the age of 93.