The response measures taken in the Russian Federation allowed to avoid the “explosive” nature of epidemic of a
new coronavirus and also a critical overload of the health care system weakened by spontaneous “optimization”. The flash
of COVID‑19 reminds that modern society is extremely vulnerable before threats of infectious pandemics. Important not
only to support and strengthen infrastructure of the medical organizations, but also to provide the mobilization readiness
of a health care system reflecting ability of the industry effectively to react to emergency situations.
Management in health care