The Italians talked about the Russian remedy for the virus, which caused a stir at home


Two Italian tourists who visited Moscow told the public about the “famous Russian medicine for coronavirus.” The video was published on the Web and caused unhealthy excitement in Italy, where the 2019-nCov (COVID-19) infection is rampant, taking more than 2 thousand lives.


It should be noted that in the video the Italian demonstrates the packaging of the drug "Arbidol", calling it the medicine for COVID-19. After that, this video became “viral” and began to spread rapidly on social networks.

March 17, 2020 to the representative office of the Russian news agency RIA News several Italian citizens have already asked in Rome about the existence of a “miraculous pill from coronavirus” in Russia.

The video was shot by two Italians on March 15, 2020 at the Sheremetyevo Airport (Moscow). However, the authors were not very worried about maintaining their anonymity. One of them even showed his ticket for the flight Moscow - Rome, where his details were indicated.

The Italians bought several packs of Arbidol in one of the pharmacies located at the airport. After that, they said that they now know the answer to the question why in Italy so many people died from coronavirus.

We don’t have this medicine, but they have it.

- said one of the Italians.


From the video it can be assumed that Italians are really convinced that the presence of Arbidol is the main reason for the small number of cases of coronavirus infection in Russia. It is not known, which led to similar conclusions by Italians. But in the video they really say that Arbidol is a “famous remedy for all coronaviruses." Moreover, clarifying that "Arbidol" has been used in Russia for more than 40 years.

It should be recalled that before this, the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia admitted violating the advertising of the drug "Arbidol", in which it was positioned as an effective tool against COVID-19. Therefore, video of Italians can be a provocation.
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  1. Observer2014 Offline Observer2014
    Observer2014 17 March 2020 22: 47
    -3
    I probably said this alone and am talking about a worldwide conspiracy. bully repeat
  2. slesarg65 Offline slesarg65
    slesarg65 (Igor Ivanov) 18 March 2020 00: 53
    -4
    Virus and antiviral? Arbidol helps well. The rest is done by the body itself. The immune system. So it’s quite true. Hygiene, vitamins, healthy lifestyle.
    I'm sure that when a vaccine appears in a year, it will cost like an airplane! And this is really a conspiracy! Only Freddie Mercury died of scared AIDS! Everyone else from pneumonia!
    1. g1washntwn Offline g1washntwn
      g1washntwn (George Washington) 18 March 2020 06: 16
      +6
      AIDS and HIV are not the same thing. Immunodeficiency is precisely the catalyst for all sores. Vomits where it is thin.
      Coronaviruses were before, just they were allocated in a separate group from SARS only in 1965. Each year, 12% of all respiratory infections are coronaviruses, of which more than 40 species are isolated. Covid-19 is almost a copy of SARS, but mortality is slightly lower and virus resistance is higher. Both are suspected of genetic engineering.
  3. Natan bruk Offline Natan bruk
    Natan bruk (Natan Bruk) 18 March 2020 09: 22
    +3
    Arbidol is one of many fuflomycin, it has long been known to everyone related to medicine. Two Italian freaks were purring. Only. Today, there are NO antiviral agents proven to help treat coronavirus, only symptomatic treatment.
    1. g1washntwn Offline g1washntwn
      g1washntwn (George Washington) 18 March 2020 10: 55
      +4
      Quote: Natan Bruk
      To date, there are NO antiviral agents proven to help treat coronavirus.

      It will be correct to say that there is no medicine against most viruses, they die only with the cells in which they live. The only effective antiviral agent is our body’s immune system, which simply prevents viruses from entering the cells. Immunostimulants can be more or less effective, a placebo group is always present in test groups, so: take care of your body, help it, do not interfere and do not stuff vain stimulants, it cannot constantly be in antiviral stress, it always goes after stimulation phase decline protective properties.
      1. Natan bruk Offline Natan bruk
        Natan bruk (Natan Bruk) 20 March 2020 07: 40
        0
        Not certainly in that way. There are antiviral drugs that work well for certain viral diseases. For example, the same HIV - thanks to the famous “cocktail”, people can live with the virus for decades without getting AIDS directly. And not only. There are also vaccinations against certain viruses - for example, hepatitis A and B. But against most - yes, the hope is only on the immune system.
  4. Ivan Semenov Offline Ivan Semenov
    Ivan Semenov (Ivan Semenov) 18 March 2020 10: 21
    +5
    I wonder why no one suggests creating an international commission of inquiry to investigate the situation with the coronovirus. There are suspicions that someone modified it and decided to conduct field tests. Investigations are carried out on Skripaly, Russian hackers and other nonsense. There is a pandemic, a recession, and at least someone suggested.
    1. g1washntwn Offline g1washntwn
      g1washntwn (George Washington) 18 March 2020 10: 34
      +3
      Quote: Ivan Semenov
      .. why no one suggests creating an international commission of inquiry

      The virus is studying "whoever is." If they dig up anything, politicians keep these facts for backstage pressure. Assanja was criticized, the media are controlled. In the US, there are info-breakthroughs on this topic, but at the heart of it is a goofy “freedom of speech with sauce from democracy”. To everything, can you imagine what will happen if, for example, documents come up on the links between the American biological laboratories and the Covid and the Pentagon? Same = nuclear attack.
      1. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
        Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 18 March 2020 10: 51
        +3
        The Chinese quite seriously believe that the weapons of the Third World War will be viruses and are preparing for this at an accelerated pace: they are building laboratories with the latest equipment (one of these laboratories is located in Wuhan, more precisely, a whole center) and they train thousands of specialists to work in these laboratories, while developing and implementing methods of controlling epidemics, in particular, this coronavirus epidemic is very positively assessed by the Chinese military in terms of checking and developing measures to limit the spread of the virus among the population, it’s from him, etc. Moreover, in China they know for sure that this epidemic is caused by an “artificial” virus, and most likely they know exactly who was the “zero” distributor, they just don’t say this, for obvious reasons.
  5. Ivan Semenov Offline Ivan Semenov
    Ivan Semenov (Ivan Semenov) 18 March 2020 11: 48
    0
    Quote: Monster_Fat
    the epidemic is caused by an "artificial" virus, and most likely they know exactly who was the "zero" distributor, they just don’t say that

    This is pure conspiracy theology. And people want to know who is who on this planet.
  6. rotfuks Offline rotfuks
    rotfuks (Ivanov Ivan) 19 March 2020 14: 37
    0
    By the way, the benefits of Arbidol were not first reported by Italians, but by Chinese.
    1. sgrabik Offline sgrabik
      sgrabik (Sergei) 19 March 2020 17: 51
      +1
      Useless nonsense all of these Arbidols, Ingavirins and similar dummies, you need to listen as little as possible and respond to commercials.
      1. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
        Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 20 March 2020 17: 13
        0
        No "conspiracy theories", this is where the virus came from:

        Article November 13, 2015
        A successful laboratory experiment to create a hybrid form of bat coronavirus that can infect humans has raised concerns among scientists about the unpredictable consequences of a mutant virus leak. The discovery and controversy surrounding it is reported by Nature News.

        American biologists created a "chimera" from the Chinese horseshoe bats virus, known as SHC014: its surface protein was transferred to the SARS virus living in the lungs of experimental mice (to simulate human infection). Scientists have proven that the SHC014 virus already has all the necessary tools to bind to a key receptor for human cells. The experiment confirmed the hypothesis of the possibility of direct human infection with bat coronaviruses.

        However, other virologists doubt that the conclusion justifies the risk of the experiment: scientists have created a new virus that multiplies perfectly in human cells. Moreover, they continued their work even after in October 2014 the US government introduced a moratorium on funding research for influenza viruses, SARS and MERS (an exception was made for the project).

        The authors of the study do not agree with this position: if not for the experiment, no one would have known about the threat of the SHC014 virus. All scientists were sure that he was not able to infect humans, and only experience with transplantation showed that the bat virus SHC014 had already overcome key obstacles and learned how to penetrate cells.

        https://lenta.ru/news/2015/11/13/virus