Military parade in Moscow, dedicated to the 75-th anniversary of Victory over Nazi Germany, like any mass event, shall bear the risk of the spread of coronavirus. On 18 June during an online conference, warned an expert from the European Bureau of the world health organization Katherine Smallwood. The stream was conducted on the web portal of the Bureau.
“The obvious risk of rapid spread of infection in a large gathering of people in celebration and other such ceremonies. We have repeatedly seen this in the recent past – the mass meeting became the reason for the accelerated transfer COVID-19. The who advises to take into account all the risks, some events, and those who are going to visit them”, said Smallwood.
According to her, need to take care of social distance, which will make it less likely the group infection, and the readiness of health services to respond to a possible outbreak.
The expert added that the decision on whether the parade should take the local authorities and the organizers, who bear all the responsibility, while the who can only provide references upon request.
Military parade in Moscow was held on 9 may, but the epidemic of the coronavirus , it was moved on 24 June.