appointed in April to his new role
informing Russians about coronavirus treatment
prevention methods and to battle
news" about Covid-19
It's Just the
Flu, It's All BS',
Official COVID Doctor
"It's all exaggerated.
It's an acute
respiratory disease (i.e. the flu)
Why has the
whole world been destroyed?
That I don't
It is difficult to
overstate how important this is. This man is the equivalent of
Fauci in the US, or perhaps Dr. Deborah Birx.
The 1.5 hour long
interview below is only in Russian, but if you can understand it, it
is well worth watching, because a lot of important information is
The interviewer is Ksenia Sobchak, who is very liberal -
think of her as like a Russian Rachel Maddow.
Like liberals in the
West, she very much wants to believe the COVID situation is much
worse than it really is. Myasnikov explains to her in detail why it
is in fact very difficult to assign 'cause of death' in most cases,
because there are usually several, in addition to a lot of other
It is a great interview, in which the good doctor finally loses his
patience and tells her its not nearly as dangerous as people think,
and that the whole world has over-reacted.
He also insists that the
death numbers in the West are way over-counted.
This interview is also a great example of the high level of
journalism in Russia - this is much more genuine, open, exciting,
and authentic than most of what is on
mainstream media in the West.
Just watch a few seconds
of the intro, and you will get the idea...
Russia's head of
coronavirus information has suggested that global anxiety over
the pandemic is misplaced, his latest controversial comment
after saying that the infection would kill as many people as it
Doctor and television presenter Alexander Myasnikov
was appointed in April to his
new role of informing Russians about coronavirus treatment and
prevention methods and to battle "fake news" about Covid-19.
After calling the
country's reported low death rate a "Russian miracle," Myasnikov
said last week that "those
meant to die will die" from it.
In an interview that aired Wednesday, Myasnikov gestured for the
cameras to stop running and said candidly:
"It's all bullsh*t."
"It's all exaggerated. It's an acute respiratory disease
with minimal mortality," he told television personality
Ksenia Sobchak in the interview for her YouTube project.
"Why has the whole world been destroyed? That I don't know,"
Myasnikov said, adding that he's more concerned about a
second wave that he claimed "we're unprepared for."