“Perhaps this will happen within the next 1-2 years, already now the features of seasonal infection in COVID-19 are beginning to appear,” TASS quoted her as saying.

According to Pshenichnaya, this could be evidenced by a significant increase in the incidence of coronavirus in the fall of 2020.

Earlier, the chief freelance epidemiologist of the Ministry of Health of Russia, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Nikolai Briko said that almost 4 million people were vaccinated against coronavirus in the country.

Doctor-immunologist, Candidate of Medical Sciences Nikolai Kryuchkov, in an interview with FAN, commented on the situation with the pandemic.