January 5, 2023, 07:51 – Public News Service – OSN

Doctor, candidate of medical sciences Yevgeny Mashkovsky said that complications after influenza can shorten the duration life. Complications associated with the cardiovascular system are especially dangerous.

He shared the following information with URA.RU: “Various complications on the internal organs, including the cardiovascular system, that can occur after the flu can indirectly affect and shorten life expectancy.”

The expert noted that it is necessary to carefully follow the recommendations of the doctor, as well as adhere to healthy habits after recovery.

Next year, Russia may find itself in a new wave of the pandemic. However, this time the cause will not be the coronavirus, but the flu. The corresponding statement was made by the immunologist, candidate of medical sciences Nikolai Kryuchkov. According to him, in this context, 2024 may be situationally the same as 2009 and 2010.

In addition, the doctor stressed that, even if the flu acquires a pandemic form, it will not be tolerated with more severe manifestations than the coronavirus.

In addition, he noted that in this case, mortality rates will not increase. More about it read in material Public news service.