In Singapore, scientists have predicted a new pandemic


To expect the spread of the novel coronavirus..

Scientists in Singapore are predicting that in the next decade the planet will be the new coronavirus that is transmitted from animal to human. How serious will the new outbreak is not yet known, reports the with reference to Country.

This was stated by the head of infectious diseases at the National University of Singapore Professor Wang Linh.

“Exactly we can expect the spread of the novel coronavirus”, van Linh.

According to him, it is not known when exactly it will occur and how severe outbreak. However, scientists are seriously concerned that SARS-CoV-2 can be transmitted from man to animals, and then after a while — in the opposite direction.

Thus, according to the Professor, dangerous is the situation in South America, where in Brazil the number of infected more than 1.6 million people. According to him, “the most pessimistic looks to the possibility of reverse contamination of bats that live in many places”.

A Deputy head of the school of public health name With Svi hawk at the National University of Singapore Alex cook said that currently the actual number infected with the coronavirus can be 10 times higher than the official figures.

“Scientists can not give exact figures, because many of the disease occurs without any symptoms,” he said.