The peak incidence of flu is expected in January-February 2017 – Ministry of health

Пик заболеваемости гриппом ожидается в январе-феврале 2017 года, - Минздрав

Flu

The beginning peak of flu is expected in January next year, with a maximum point in February and decline in March. This was announced by the head of the center of influenza and SARS in the Ministry of health of Ukraine Tatiana Dyhnovskaya during a briefing on December 14.

“On the 49th week, we have seen that Ukraine stepped through the epidporog. For 50 weeks we expect a significant reduction (incidence of influenza and SARS – ed.) because schools have introduced restrictive measures,” said Dyhnovskaya.

According to her, the peak incidence will be in the next year.

The “peak of the flu – we expect that the increase in morbidity will begin in January with a peak in February and a gradual decrease until March,” said Dyhnovskaya.

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Recall, she also said that last week, from 5 to 11 December, in 11 regions of Ukraine the incidence of influenza and SARS exceeded epidporog.

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