"The operational headquarters for monitoring and monitoring the situation with the coronavirus refutes the information of the Mash telegram channel and other media about the allegedly first case of the detection of coronavirus in Moscow," RIA Novosti reports.
Earlier, the media reported on the alleged discovery of a new type of coronavirus in a patient in Moscow.
Earlier, the World Health Organization said that the spread of coronavirus 2019-nCoV can be stopped by taking measures to early recognition of the disease and isolation of patients.
According to the latest data, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in China reached 8152, fatalities - 171.
Academician of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, editor-in-chief of the journal “Issues of Virology” and director of the Research Institute of Virology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Dmitry Lvov, in an interview with the FBA “Economics Today” noted that coronavirus is not spreading as fast as the flu virus.