32 check-points on the borders with Mongolia and China will be closed as a result of the spread of SARS in the Far East. As a Rosbalt correspondent was informed today by the State sanitary-and-epidemiologic department, this decision was reached by the Russian government and the resolution will come into force from June 4.
770 people have already died as a result of the virus and 8,384 cases have been registered in total in 28 different countries. The number of registered cases has risen by 27 in the last two days and 6 more people have died (2 in China and 4 in Hong Kong).
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
This problem is not limited to the situation with the "whale prison" in Russia's Far East, because many people buy tickets to go to oceanariums and turn a blind eye to the problem